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Other People s Children
Author: Lisa Delpit
Publisher: The New Press
Release Date: 2006-08-01
ISBN 10: 1595586547
Pages: 223 pages
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Other People s Children Book Summary : Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Award and Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic book award, and voted one of Teacher Magazine’s “great books,” Other People’s Children has sold over 150,000 copies since its original hardcover publication. This anniversary paperback edition features a new introduction by Delpit as well as new framing essays by Herbert Kohl and Charles Payne. In a radical analysis of contemporary classrooms, MacArthur Award–winning author Lisa Delpit develops ideas about ways teachers can be better “cultural transmitters” in the classroom, where prejudice, stereotypes, and cultural assumptions breed ineffective education. Delpit suggests that many academic problems attributed to children of color are actually the result of miscommunication, as primarily white teachers and “other people’s children” struggle with the imbalance of power and the dynamics plaguing our system. A new classic among educators, Other People’s Children is a must-read for teachers, administrators, and parents striving to improve the quality of America’s education system.

Other People s Children
Author: Lisa D. Delpit
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 1995
ISBN 10: 9781565841796
Pages: 206 pages
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Other People s Children Book Summary : Predicting a high percentage of minority students in America by the year 2000, a plea for diverse teaching requirements states that many academic problems occur as a result of racial miscommunication and culture clashes.

Other People s Children
Author: Julia Wrigley
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
Release Date: 1995
ISBN 10: 9780465053827
Pages: 177 pages
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Other People s Children Book Summary : Interviews with more than 150 parents and care givers inform a probing examination of the anxieties and conflicts that arise in situations in which middle-class parents and their children's care givers have different cultural backgrounds

Teaching Other People s Children
Author: Cynthia Ballenger
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 1999-01
ISBN 10: 9780807737897
Pages: 108 pages
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Teaching Other People s Children Book Summary : What happens when a teacher does not share a cultural background with her students? In this thoroughly engaging account, one North American teacher describes her three years teaching Haitian children in an inner-city preschool. Using classroom research, Cynthia Ballenger explores how teachers who listen closely to children from other cultures can understand the approaches to literature that these children bring with them to school. Practitioners will identify with Ballenger, who struggles to find the academic strengths of children whose parents do not read them bedtime stories or otherwise prepare them for school in ways that are familiar to her. Focusing on three areas crucial to early childhood education (classroom behavior, concepts of print, and storybook reading), this book will challenge many widely held assumptions and cultural perspectives about the education of young children.

Other People s Children
Author: Gillian Thomas,Gina Hocking
Publisher: Demos
Release Date: 2003
ISBN 10: 1841801046
Pages: 113 pages
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Other People s Children Book Summary : "Examines how children's quality of life is changing, and how we could improve it, for all children, over the next generation." - page 9.

Other People s Children
Author: Joanna Trollope
Publisher: Vintage Canada
Release Date: 2010-10-22
ISBN 10: 0307366073
Pages: 320 pages
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Other People s Children Book Summary : It’s hard enough when your parents split up … but what happens when other people’s children enter the picture? When a man and a woman get married, things can get complicated — and even more so when a man and a woman who are divorced get remarried. And when there are children from previous marriages, ‘complicated’ can become the understatement of the century. Other People’s Children concerns that expanding social unit: the stepfamily. It explores the myths, the truths, the ridiculousness, the tenderness and the difficulties of trying to simultaneously deal with present relationships, past relationships and, above all, other people’s children.

 Multiplication Is for White People
Author: Lisa Delpit
Publisher: New Press, The
Release Date: 2012-03-20
ISBN 10: 1595587705
Pages: 256 pages
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Multiplication Is for White People Book Summary : As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds us—and as all research shows—there is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit 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. Delpit's bestselling and paradigm-shifting first book, Other People's Children, focused on cultural slippage in the classroom between white teachers and students of color. Now, in "Multiplication is for White People", Delpit reflects on two decades of reform efforts—including No Child Left Behind, standardized testing, the creation of alternative teacher certification paths, and the charter school movement—that have still left a generation of poor children of color feeling that higher educational achievement isn't for them. In chapters covering primary, middle, and high school, as well as college, Delpit concludes that it's not that difficult to explain the persistence of the achievement gap. In her wonderful trademark style, punctuated with telling classroom anecdotes and informed by time spent at dozens of schools across the country, Delpit outlines an inspiring and uplifting blueprint for raising expectations for other people's children, based on the simple premise that multiplication—and every aspect of advanced education—is for everyone.

The Half parent
Author: Brenda Maddox
Publisher: Signet Book
Release Date: 1976
ISBN 10: 9780451072146
Pages: 183 pages
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Other People s Children
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 1914
ISBN 10:
Pages: 219 pages
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Other People s Children
Author: John Habberton
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 1877
ISBN 10:
Pages: 303 pages
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Other People s Children
Author: Kitty Wilson
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 1979
ISBN 10:
Pages: 107 pages
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How to Live with Other People s Children
Author: June Noble,William Noble,Noble, Kimberley Diane
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Release Date: 1979-05
ISBN 10: 9780801538629
Pages: 329 pages
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Caring for Other People s Children
Author: Frances Kemper Alston
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 1992
ISBN 10: 9780807732182
Pages: 303 pages
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Caring for Other People s Children Book Summary : The demand for child care is immense, and is growing every day. More and more two-salary families are joining the already large number of working single parents. And more and more people want to stay at home but need a steady source of income. Family day care - caring for other people's children in one's home - is often the answer to both.

Parenting Other People s Children
Author: John L. Stoller
Publisher: Vantage Press, Inc
Release Date: 2006-07-30
ISBN 10: 9780533153220
Pages: 243 pages
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Parenting Other People s Children Book Summary : Presents information about reactive attachment disorder and the ways it can be treated in foster children.

Day Care for Other People s Children in Your Home
Author: United States. Children's Bureau
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 1964
ISBN 10:
Pages: 17 pages
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