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For white folks who teach in the hood-- and the rest of y'all too : reality pedagogy and urban education / Christopher Emdin.

Emdin, Christopher (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 370.917 EMD (Text) 37323005258010 NONFIC Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 370.9 EMDIN (Text) 33946003116220 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780807006405
  • ISBN: 0807006408
  • Physical Description: ix, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-215) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Commencement -- Camaraderie : reality and the neoindigenous -- Courage : teach without fear -- Chuuuuch : Pentecostal pedagogy -- Cogenerative dialogues -- Coteaching -- Cosmopolitanism -- Context and content -- Competition -- Clean : change the world and dress well doing it -- Code switching -- Curation and computing -- Completion : thoughts on transformative teaching.
Summary, etc.: "Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education. Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in science classrooms as a young man of color, Christopher Emdin offers a new lens on and approach to teaching in urban schools. Putting forth his theory of Reality Pedagogy, Emdin provides practical tools to unleash the brilliance and eagerness of youth and educators alike--both of whom have been typecast and stymied by outdated modes of thinking about urban education. With this fresh and engaging new pedagogical vision, Emdin demonstrates the importance of creating a family structure and building communities within the classroom, using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and connecting the experiences of urban youth to indigenous populations globally"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Education, Urban > United States > Sociological aspects.
Hip-hop > United States > Influence.
EDUCATION > Teaching Methods & Materials > Science & Technology.
EDUCATION > Philosophy & Social Aspects.
EDUCATION > Multicultural Education.

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