Through Ebony Eyes: What Teachers Need to Know But Are Afraid to Ask About African American Students
by Gail L. Thompson
Publication Date: Apr 13, 2007
List Price: $19.95
Format: Paperback, 348 pages
Parent Company: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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In this book, Gail L. Thompson takes on the volatile topic of the role of race in education and explores the black-white achievement gap and the cultural divide that exists between some teachers and African American students. Solidly based on research conducted with 175 educators, Through Ebony Eyes provides information and strategies that will help teachers increase their effectiveness with African American students. Written in conversational language, Through Ebony Eyes offers a wealth of examples and personal stories that clearly demonstrate the cultural differences that exist in the schools and offers a three-part, long-term professional development plan that will help teachers become more effective.
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