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Cultural Competency 101: Characteristics of the Urban/Inner-City Pt. 1 (Lesson 4)

Whenever a coach or scout is looking for a player with a particular skill set to fit their team, they have various categories of players to choose from. 1,765 more words

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The Achievement Gap, The Black History Gap: What is "Education Reform" without Curriculum Reform?

When I was a middle school special education teacher, I taught ELA and Social Studies. My students were black and Hispanic adolescents who were burdened with the stigma of special needs diagnoses.  818 more words

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Why It's Important to 'Belong'

Belonging is the feeling that one is respected and valued in a given context. Research shows that students are more likely to be motivated, engaged, resilient, and successful if they feel like they belong in school. 819 more words

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Diversity vs. Cultural Competence

Happy Friday! I hope that you are looking forward to a fun weekend ahead, maybe even a weekend with some volunteering! I am spending Saturday representing fair trade at an artist market, so I have the privilege of both. 374 more words

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A Nation Divided: Talking Race in America's Schools

Current statistics indicate that the racial diversity of our national demographic, by the year 2020, there will be more black and brown people than whites in America. 513 more words

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North Carolina: A Brief History of Educating African-Americans

I recently saw the motion picture, “The Birth of a Nation”,  that tells the story of a literate slave named Nat Turner, and his uprising against white oppressors in North Carolina. 1,172 more words

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