100+ Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Color by Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

Because the attrition cost for brand new academics in high-poverty faculties averages among forty% and 50% over the first five years of educating, this research deals useful ideas to greater than 100 of the day-by-day challenges they face. With an emphasis on pragmatic ways that may be finished within the lecture room, the ebook argues that the various abilities important for educating in city faculties will not be safely taught in collage courses and that almost all white academics easily need to study via event. Written from a black point of view and supported via real-life examples and information instead of conception, this beneficial compendium of recommendation and services tackles problems with race and sophistication while outlining the some ways during which the yank university system is designed to give a contribution to a teacher's struggle.

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Not only will this make the learning experience more enjoyable, but research has shown that certain genres of music can stimulate cognitive development and reduce behavioral problems. 42 DÉCOR 19. If at all possible, have all of your chairs in a circle. There is excellent research on the value of a circle. Facilitators operate best in a circle. 43 100 Plus Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Color 20. Put all student names on the board. In many classrooms, the board carries a negative connotation.

Criticize. Children want attention, and unfortunately, many have found they receive more attention being negative than being positive. 32 BONDING 9. Apologize. Children respect teachers more when they apologize. Share with your students some of the mistakes you made when you were their age. Children need to see you as human, as a person, just like them. 33 100 Plus Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Color 10. Dress like a professional. If you want your children to respect you, you need to dress like a professional.

Have them write down what they’d like to be when they’re 30 years old. Remind them of their goal throughout the school year. 27 100 Plus Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Color 4. Make sure assignments are not too easy, or students will get bored. Also, make sure assignments are not too hard, or they’ll give up. 28 BONDING 5. Call your students by their surnames: Mr. _____ and Miss _____. A classroom atmosphere of dignity and respect is created by how you treat your students. I just love seeing a primary grade teacher address her students as Mr.

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