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Who's in My Classroom?: Building Developmentally and Culturally Responsive School Communities

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Who's in My Classroom?: Building Developmentally and Culturally Responsive School Communities

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Capitalize on the latest educational research and youth voices to inform your teaching and become more culturally and developmentally aware

In Who's In My Classroom?, accomplished educator and author delivers an inspirational and practical combination of true stories from teens in Youth Communication's award-winning writing program and the most current educational research. The book links theories of adolescent development and identity formation to best practices in real-world classrooms where teachers strive to form supportive relationships with students.

In this book, you'll find:

  • Narrative and explanations of the most cutting-edge research in educational and developmental psychology and cultural competence
  • Excerpts from stories by students specifically written and edited with social and emotional learning competencies in mind
  • Practical and concrete strategies for administrators and teachers to implement for sustainable improvement in learning outcomes for their students, including the use of Youth Communication's stories

Perfect for K-12 educators, counselors, and administrators, Who's In My Classroom? is also an indispensable resource for higher education professionals and pre-service teachers seeking a practical guide to help them become more developmentally and culturally responsive in their work.

GESS LEBLANC, PHD, belongs to the Hunter College School of Education. He is the Co-founder of Hunter's Urban Center for Assessment, Research, and Evaluation and Co-founder of the college's MA Program in Educational Psychology. He is a sought-after speaker and writer on the subject of culturally responsive teaching. TIM FREDRICK, PHD, is Senior Director of Education Programs at Youth Communication where he oversees social and emotional learning programs and professional development. He is a teacher and teacher educator with 20 years' experience working with students in kindergarten through graduate school. YOUTH COMMUNICATION provides professional development based on true stories by teens that helps educators work with students to strengthen the social, emotional, and literacy skills they need to achieve their academic and life goals.

ISBN: 9781119824138

ISBN-10: 9781119824138

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 08/31/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 08/17/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 320

Language: English


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