"Multiplication is for white people" : raising expectations for other people's children /

Presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during the school years that has eluded several decades of reform.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Delpit, Lisa (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : The New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2012.
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505 0 |a There is no achievement gap at birth -- Infinite capacity -- Stuff you never would say : successful literacy instruction in elementary classrooms -- Warm demanders : the importance of teachers in the lives of children of poverty -- Skin-deep learning : teaching those who learn differently -- "I don't like it when they don't say my name right" : why "reforming" can't mean "whitening" -- Picking up the broom : demanding critical thinking -- How would a fool do it? : assessment -- Shooting hoops : what can we learn about the drive for excellence? -- Invisibility, disidentification, and negotiating blackness on campus -- Will it help the sheep? : university, community, and purpose. 
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