The Dreamkeepers


Successful Teachers of African American Children

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<p><b>Discover how to give African American children the&nbsp;education they deserve with this updated new&nbsp;resource&nbsp;</b></p> <p>In the newly revised Third Edition of&nbsp;<i>The&nbsp;Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children</i>,&nbsp;distinguished professor&nbsp;Dr.&nbsp;Gloria Ladson-Billings&nbsp;delivers&nbsp;an encouraging exploration of the future of education for African American students.&nbsp;She describes eight exemplary teachers, all of whom differ in their personal style and methods, who share&nbsp;an approach to teaching that affirms and strengthens cultural identity.&nbsp;</p> <p>In this mixture of scholarship and storytelling, you&rsquo;ll learn&nbsp;how to create intellectually rigorous and culturally relevant classrooms that have the power to improve the lives of all children.&nbsp;This important book&nbsp;teaches:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>What successful teachers do, don&rsquo;t do, and what we can learn from&nbsp;them&nbsp;</li> <li>Why it&rsquo;s so important for teachers to work with the unique strengths each student brings to the&nbsp;classroom&nbsp;</li> <li>How to improve educational outcomes for African American children across the country&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for&nbsp;teachers, parents, school leaders, and administrators,&nbsp;<i>The&nbsp;Dreamkeepers</i>&nbsp;will also earn a place in the libraries of&nbsp;school boards, professors of education, urban sociologists, and casual readers with an interest in issues of race and education.&nbsp;</p>