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Click for more detail about Yes, You Can!: Advice for Teachers Who Want a Great Start and a Great Finish With Their Students of Color by Gail L. Thompson Yes, You Can!: Advice for Teachers Who Want a Great Start and a Great Finish With Their Students of Color

by Gail L. Thompson
Corwin (May 22, 2014)
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An all-in-one toolkit that empowers new teachers to meet the needs of diverse learners  In this book, renowned experts give novice teachers the self-confidence and empathy they need to address what may be their greatest challenge: guiding disadvantaged students to success in the classroom. Yes, You Can! includes:

 Powerful vignettes about real teachers and students help promote teacher empathy and understanding Original research conducted by the authors on the confidence levels of new and experienced educators  Targeted strategies for many student profiles: African American, Latino, Asian American, White, high-achiever, low-achiever, and more


Click for more detail about The Power of One: How You Can Help or Harm African American Students by Gail L. Thompson The Power of One: How You Can Help or Harm African American Students

by Gail L. Thompson
Corwin (Dec 07, 2009)
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YOU have the power to make a difference with your African American students!

This interactive staff development resource helps educators deal with the main barriers?often personal assumptions or mind-sets?that can impede their progress with African American K–12 students. Calling upon readers to embark upon a personal journey to address these issues, the author skillfully combines moving first-person narratives, personal growth exercises, and informational text, and shows educators how to: Deal with obstacles to successful classroom management Foster positive interactions within the classroom Prepare African American students to succeed on standardized tests Build positive relationships with African American parents