Other People s Children Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Other People s Children


  • Author : Lisa Delpit
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release Date : 2006-08-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9781595586544

GET BOOK
Other People s Children Book Description :

Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Award and Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic book award, and voted one of Teacher Magazine’s “great books,” Other People’s Children has sold over 150,000 copies since its original hardcover publication. This anniversary paperback edition features a new introduction by Delpit as well as new framing essays by Herbert Kohl and Charles Payne. In a radical analysis of contemporary classrooms, MacArthur Award–winning author Lisa Delpit develops ideas about ways teachers can be better “cultural transmitters” in the classroom, where prejudice, stereotypes, and cultural assumptions breed ineffective education. Delpit suggests that many academic problems attributed to children of color are actually the result of miscommunication, as primarily white teachers and “other people’s children” struggle with the imbalance of power and the dynamics plaguing our system. A new classic among educators, Other People’s Children is a must-read for teachers, administrators, and parents striving to improve the quality of America’s education system.

Teaching Other People s Children Book

Teaching Other People s Children


  • Author : Cynthia Ballenger
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1999-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN 10 : 0807737895

GET BOOK
Teaching Other People s Children Book Description :

What happens when a teacher does not share a cultural background with her students? In this thoroughly engaging account, one North American teacher describes her three years teaching Haitian children in an inner-city preschool. Using classroom research, Cynthia Ballenger explores how teachers who listen closely to children from other cultures can understand the approaches to literature that these children bring with them to school. Practitioners will identify with Ballenger, who struggles to find the academic strengths of children whose parents do not read them bedtime stories or otherwise prepare them for school in ways that are familiar to her. Focusing on three areas crucial to early childhood education (classroom behavior, concepts of print, and storybook reading), this book will challenge many widely held assumptions and cultural perspectives about the education of young children.

Parenting Other People s Children Book

Parenting Other People s Children


  • Author : John L. Stoller
  • Publisher : Vantage Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2006-07-30
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN 10 : 0533153220

GET BOOK
Parenting Other People s Children Book Description :

Presents information about reactive attachment disorder and the ways it can be treated in foster children.

 Multiplication Is for White People  Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Multiplication Is for White People


  • Author : Lisa Delpit
  • Publisher : New Press, The
  • Release Date : 2012-03-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781595587701

GET BOOK
Multiplication Is for White People Book Description :

As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds us—and as all research shows—there is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during the school years that has eluded several decades of reform. Delpit's bestselling and paradigm-shifting first book, Other People's Children, focused on cultural slippage in the classroom between white teachers and students of color. Now, in "Multiplication is for White People", Delpit reflects on two decades of reform efforts—including No Child Left Behind, standardized testing, the creation of alternative teacher certification paths, and the charter school movement—that have still left a generation of poor children of color feeling that higher educational achievement isn't for them. In chapters covering primary, middle, and high school, as well as college, Delpit concludes that it's not that difficult to explain the persistence of the achievement gap. In her wonderful trademark style, punctuated with telling classroom anecdotes and informed by time spent at dozens of schools across the country, Delpit outlines an inspiring and uplifting blueprint for raising expectations for other people's children, based on the simple premise that multiplication—and every aspect of advanced education—is for everyone.

Other People s Children Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Other People s Children


  • Author : Julia Wrigley
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1995-03-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 177
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015033995559

GET BOOK
Other People s Children Book Description :

Based on more than 150 interviews with caregivers and parents, this book explores the hidden side of caregiving relationships. Julia Wrigley asks how parents learn to be employers and why some fail at the task. The book is an unsparing examination of the poignant situations and conflicts that can arise when parents and caregivers share child rearing but little else. In their own words, caregivers tell of working long hours in aching isolation and boredom, asked to invest emotionally in children yet lacking any real authority over their charges. Parents tell of caregivers who disappear without warning or who define their jobs as "watching" children but not playing with them or helping them learn.

Other People s Children Book
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Other People s Children


  • Author : Joanna Trollope
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Domestic fiction
  • Pages : 341
  • ISBN 10 : 0754011542

GET BOOK
Other People s Children Book Description :

It's hard enough when your parents split up ... but what happens when other people's children enter the picture? When a man and a woman get married, things can get complicated -- and even more so when a man and a woman who are "divorced" get remarried. And when there are children from previous marriages, 'complicated' can become the understatement of the century. Other People's Children""concerns that expanding social unit: the stepfamily. It explores the myths, the truths, the ridiculousness, the tenderness and the difficulties of trying to simultaneously deal with present relationships, past relationships and, above all, other people's children.

I Hate Other People s Kids Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

I Hate Other People s Kids


  • Author : Adrianne Frost
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Child psychology
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 0755317416

GET BOOK
I Hate Other People s Kids Book Description :

Oh, the blasmphemy! You're not supposed to hate children! They're adorable ... aren't they? Well, it's said that children are the greatest gift of all. But that doesn't mean you want to be seated next to one on a plane, does it? For the first time, Adrianne Frost lifts the lid on one of our last taboos, and reveals that not all kids are likeable. In fact some are positively crying out to be hated. In this hilarious handbook she guides you through all you need to know about hating Other People's Kids through history, categorising subspecies of brat and turning the tables on tearaways without appearing childish yourself. Learn to navigate kids in public places, and discover all the things parents like to think are cute about their kids, but are not. And what will you have learned when you come to the end of Frost's rant? That there's a lot more to hate than you first thought.

Other People s Children Book

Other People s Children


  • Author : John Habberton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1877
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 303
  • ISBN 10 : PRNC:32101067633469

GET BOOK
Other People s Children Book Description :

Such a Fun Age Book
Score: 4
From 22 Ratings

Such a Fun Age


  • Author : Kiley Reid
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-12-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525541929

GET BOOK
Such a Fun Age Book Description :

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A REESE'S BOOK CLUB x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK PICK "The most provocative page-turner of the year." --Entertainment Weekly "A great way to kick off 2020." --Washington Post "I urge you to read Such a Fun Age." --NPR A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both. Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night, walking the aisles of their local high-end supermarket. The store's security guard, seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year-old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke, and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone "family," and the complicated reality of being a grown up. It is a searing debut for our times.