Raise your equity awareness quotient
In this time of changing demographics and increased diversity, many teachers find that existing strategies to promote equity are only successful with some of the students in their classes. This book provides teachers with new strategies and tools that will work for all children, including those with diverse needs. The authors outline a wide range of methods to help teachers: Assess their competency in teaching all students; Embrace self-reflection and be open to change; Evaluate and assess student achievement; Develop high-quality teaching skills and an equity consciousness that leads to success with all students
Every chapter of this easy-to-read and content-rich text contains a wealth of assessment tools and discussion tools that guide educators to greater equity and excellence. Teachers will find practical strategies for raising student achievement and closing the achievement gap.