In this third volume of the Routledge Great Educators Series, ten of education’s inspiring thought-leaders come together to bring you their perspectives on how to improve equitable outcomes in your school or classroom, so that all students have what they need to succeed. You will learn how to overcome barriers to equity of access; embrace a student’s cultural capital; attract and retain a diverse talent pool; incorporate intersectional identities in an inclusive classroom; implement more equitable assessment practices; build resilience and equity through chess; advance equity in early childhood programs; abolish a culture of competition and work toward a culture of cooperation; and increase stakeholder commitment to racial equity. Appropriate for K–12 educators at all levels, the book provides strategies, insights, and inspiration to help you lead for equity and make real changes in your classroom, building, and community.
1. Equity in Education: The Underlying Impact - Recruitment to Retention
Onica L. Mayers
2. Funds of Knowledge: Embracing the Cultural Capital of Students of Color
Dr. Rosa Perez-Isiah
3. Equity in Early Childhood
4. Equity of Access: Moving Beyond the Barriers that Limit Opportunities for All Students
5. An Intersection in Our Educational Lives: We Are More than Meets the Eye
6. Equity in Grading and Assessment
7. Equity, Resilience and Chess
8. Unapologetically Equitable in Action
9. Getting the Right People on the Bus: Deepening Racial Consciousness in Hiring Practices to Support Racial Equity Transformation in Schools
10. Being More Than "The Help"