"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.
New York :
The New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution,
Table of Contents:
- 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.