By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

Because the attrition cost for brand spanking new lecturers in high-poverty faculties averages among forty% and 50% over the first five years of training, this research deals sensible ideas to greater than 100 of the day-by-day challenges they face. With an emphasis on pragmatic techniques that may be comprehensive within the school room, the publication argues that a few of the talents invaluable for educating in city colleges are usually not safely taught in college courses and that almost all white lecturers easily need to research by way of event. Written from a black viewpoint and supported by means of real-life examples and information instead of concept, this beneficial compendium of recommendation and services tackles problems with race and sophistication while outlining the some ways within which the yankee tuition system is designed to give a contribution to a teacher's struggle.

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35 100 Plus Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Color 12. Visit each home. I was taught that you should never assign homework until you have a very good idea of where your work is going to be done. This is also an excellent time for you to bond with parents and students, because they know this is not part of your job description. You’ve gone beyond the call of duty in making a home visit. Some school districts are now requiring home visits because this is something most teachers do not want to do.

Students will be involved in academic activities—playing chess, checkers, dominos, computer activities—while you meet with parents. This is an excellent opportunity to ask each parent to volunteer one day per month to help you in the classroom. 37 100 Plus Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Color 14. Business dress day. We must teach our children to be professional. Once a month, have your children dress in formal attire. Teach them to act like gentlemen and ladies. Invite a role model to come and speak to the students.

Teachers put students’ names on the board if they’ve been acting out. In this system, students work their way onto the board (thus gaining negative attention). Let’s turn this around. Let all children be featured on the board under a big sign that says “Stars” (thus gaining positive attention). If a student acts out, his name is taken off the board (symbolically exiling him). I once visited a classroom, and as early as 9:15, three students were on the board 44 DÉCOR (old system) for acting up. ” So you know how they acted the rest of the day.

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