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Ladson-Billings, Gloria 1947-

Works: 63 works in 176 publications in 2 languages and 11,982 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Dictionaries  Reference works  Autobiographies  Internet videos  Biographies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Other, wpr, opp, edi, Teacher , Author of introduction
Classifications: LC2717, 371.82996073
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Most widely held works about Gloria Ladson-Billings
Most widely held works by Gloria Ladson-Billings
The dreamkeepers : successful teachers of African American children by Gloria Ladson-Billings( )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2022 in English and held by 3,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quality education remains an elusive dream for most African American children. Historically, they have been denied schooling, subject to separate and unequal education, and forced into unsafe, unhealthy, substandard schools. In The Dreamkeepers, Gloria Ladson-Billings explores the positive signs for the future. Who are the successful teachers of African American students? What do they do? And how can we learn from them? Her portraits of eight exemplary teachers who differ in personal style and methods but share an approach to teaching that affirms and strengthens cultural identity are inspiring and full of hope. Written in three voices - that of an African American scholar and researcher, a teacher, and a parent and active community member - this book is a mixture of scholarship and storytelling. Ladson-Billings' portraits, interwoven with personal reflections, challenge readers to envision intellectually rigorous and culturally relevant classrooms that have the power to improve the lives of not just African American students but all children
Crossing over to Canaan : the journey of new teachers in diverse classrooms by Gloria Ladson-Billings( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing from her own experiences as a young African-American teacher working in Philadelphia, she successfully weaves together narrative, observation, and scholarship to create an inspirational and practical book that will help teachers everywhere as they work to transcend labels and categories to support excellence among all students."--Jacket
Dictionary of multicultural education by Carl A Grant( Book )

15 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The focus of this dictionary is the meanings and perspectives of various terms that are used in multicultural education. Contributors have often addressed the literal meanings of words and terms as well as contextual meanings and examples that helped create those meanings. Like other dictionaries, this one is arranged alphabetically, but it goes beyond ordinary dictionaries in the depth of its concern with multicultural education and diversity. Some entries define commonly used terms. Others are court cases and legal precedents, while still others are methodological and theoretical-conceptual entries. Biographical sketches are not included, since a dictionary of this scope and size could not do justice to the many people who have contributed to multicultural education. Nor are terms that describe groups of people included, although the intellectual traditions that have emerged from the struggles of these people have been defined. Standardization of the vocabulary of multicultural education is necessary for communication within the academy and across the many political and social boundaries that must be spanned to make multicultural education a reality. (Contains 13 references.) (Sld)
Critical race theory perspectives on the social studies : the profession, policies, and curriculum by Gloria Ladson-Billings( )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education research in the public interest : social justice, action, and policy by Gloria Ladson-Billings( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States's deepening ethnic texture, interracial tension and conflict, and the increasing percentage of students who speak a first language other than English make multicultural education imperative in the 21st century. "Gloria Ladson-Billings and William F. Tate argue that education scholars can and must undertake work that speaks to the pressing public issues related to education. In this volume, they are joined by renowned educators who have a reputation for engaging public interests and public policy in powerful and provocative ways. Together, they address such important issues as zero-tolerance policies, language-minority students, multicultural education, school reform, teaching for social justice, educational inquiry, curriculum, assessment, and much more. This compelling collection challenges policymakers and the public to take a greater hand in creating a quality education for all students."--Publisher
Beyond the big house : African American educators on teacher education by Gloria Ladson-Billings( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author examines the field of teacher education through the accomplishments and contributions of well-known African American teacher educators--Lisa Delpit, Carl Grant, Jacqueline Jordan Irvine, Geneva Gay, Cherry McGee Banks, William Tate, and Joyce King
To teach : the journey of a teacher by William Ayers( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides inspiration to teachers who want to reconnect with their highest aspirations and hopes; a practical guide to teaching as a moral practice; an antidote to teaching as a linear, connect-the-dots enterprise; and a study guide for readers that will be available on-line."--Jacket
High schools, race, and America's future : what students can teach us about morality, diversity, and community by Lawrence A Blum( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book the author offers an account of a rigorous high school course on race and racism. Set in a racially, ethnically, and economically diverse high school, the book chronicles students' engagement with one another, with a rich and challenging academic curriculum, and with questions that relate powerfully to their daily lives. The author a moral philosopher whose work focuses on issues of race, reflects on the challenges and surprises encountered in teaching; the unexpected turns in conversation, the refreshing directness of students' questions, the "aha" moments and the awkward ones, and the paradoxes of his own role as a white college professor teaching in a multiracial high school classroom. This book provides a resource for those who want to teach students to think deeply and talk productively about race
Foundations of critical race theory in education by David Gillborn( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emergence of Critical Race Theory (CRT) marked an important point in the history of racial politics in the legal academy and the broader conversation about race and racism in the United States. More recently, CRT has proven to be an important analytical tool in the field of education, offering critical perspectives on race and the causes, consequences, and manifestations of race, racism, inequality, and the dynamics of power and privilege in schooling. This groundbreaking anthology is the first to pull together both the foundational writings in the field and more recent scholarship on the cultural and racial politics of schooling. A comprehensive introduction provides an overview of the history and tenets of CRT in education. Each section then seeks to explicate idiological contestation of race in education and to create new, alternative accounts. In so doing, this landmark publication not only documents the progress to date of the CRT movement, it acts to further spur developments in education
Culturally sustaining pedagogies : teaching and learning for justice in a changing world( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies raises fundamental questions about the purpose of schooling in changing societies. Bringing together an intergenerational group of prominent educators and researchers, this volume engages and extends the concept of culturally sustaining pedagogy (CSP) -- teaching that perpetuates and fosters linguistic, literate, and cultural pluralism as part of schooling for positive school transformation. The authors propose that schooling should be a site for sustaining the cultural practices of communities of colour, rather than eradicating them. Chapters present theoretically grounded examples of how educators and scholars can support Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian/Pacific Islander, South African, and immigrant students as part of a collective movement towards educational justice in a changing world" --
The RoutledgeFalmer reader in multicultural education( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together scholarship from both sides of the Atlantic, this book focuses on the questions that shape the field of multicultural education, offering the reader an opportunity to achieve a real grasp of the subject
The learning classroom. theory into practice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses how culturally responsive teaching enables students to create connections, access prior knowledge and experience, and develop competence. Featured are a sixth-grade teacher and two ninth-grade teachers, with expert commentary from University of Wisconsin professor Gloria Ladson-Billings and University of Arizona professor Luis Moll
Deep knowledge : learning to teach science for understanding and equity by Douglas B Larkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep Knowledge is a book about how people's ideas change as they learn to teach. The work discusses the experiences of six middle and high school student teachers as they learn to teach science in diverse classrooms. Larkin explores how their work changes the way they think about students, society, schools, and science itself. Through these case stories, Deep Knowledge challenges some of the commonly held assumptions about learning to teach and tackles problems inherent in many teacher education programs
¡Sí se puede! : learning from a high school that beats the odds by Ursula Casanova( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Cibola High School, a public school that set itself a daring goal: every one of its students would not just graduate, but would continue on to post-secondary education and Cibola High School has been meeting its goal for over 20 graduations. Opened to serve an expanding district, Cibola is located across the border from Mexico. Based on an analysis of extensive interviews and research, the author identifies and explores five critical elements associated with the success of this school: unequivocal, uncompromising high expectations; distributed, focused leadership; assertive guidance and counseling; intensive instruction for English language learners; and flexible responses to problems and development of alternative program pathways to success
Culture centers in higher education : perspectives on identity, theory, and practice by Lori D Patton( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book fills a significant void in the research on ethnic minority cultural centers, offers the historic background to their establishment and development, considers the circumstances that led to their creation, examines the roles they play on campus, explores their impact on retention and campus climate, and provides guidelines for their management in the light of current issues and future directions"--Provided by publisher
Courageous conversations about race : a field guide for achieving equity in schools by Glenn E Singleton( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Create a systemwide plan for transforming the district office, schools, and classrooms into places that support ALL students. This updated edition continues to explain the need for candid conversations about race so that educators may understand why achievement inequality persists and learn how they can develop a curriculum that promotes educational equity and excellence."--Provided by publisher
The validity of National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)/Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) assessments for effective urban teachers : findings and implications for assessments by Gloria Ladson-Billings( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper examines the practice of successful urban teachers, exploring the validity of National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) and Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) urban teacher assessments. Results from a literature review and empirical evidence indicate that successful teaching occurs when teachers and students share background and cultural experiences. Teachers who understand students' cultural attributes more readily link classroom content with student experience. Successful teachers emphasize the whole child and know their students' cultural norms. Culturally relevant teachers make demands for academic success for all students rather than making assumptions about at-risk students. They work deliberately to blur the borders between themselves and their students and help students develop counter knowledge that challenges the status quo. The NBPTS adopted a model of assessment that includes both portfolio and assessment center exercises. Currently, characteristics outlined in this paper are not well represented in NBPTS Early Adolescent/English Language Arts assessment. NBPTS assessments have been found to have an adverse impact with respect to race. In the case of INTASC, the use of assessment is quite limited, and the number of urban teachers taking the assessment has not been made available to researchers. (Contains 29 references.) (SM)
"Covenant keeper" : Derrick Bell's enduring education legacy by Leslie D Burns( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he spent his career as a lawyer and law school professor, Derrick Bell had a profound impact on the field of education in the area of educational equity. Among many accomplishments, Bell was the first African American to earn tenure at the Harvard Law School; he also established a new course in civil rights law and produced what has become a famous casebook: Race, Racism, and American Law. The man who could rightly be called, «The Father of Critical Race Theory,» Bell was an innovator who did things with the law that others had not thought possible. This volume highlights Bell's influence on a number of prominent education and legal scholars by identifying some of his specific work and how they have used it to inform their own thinking and practice. What is contained here is an assemblage of contributors with deep commitments to the path-breaking work of Derrick Bell - a scholar, a teacher, an activist, a mentor, and a covenant keeper
Same as it never was : notes on a teacher's return to the classroom by Gregory Michie( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This follow-up to the bestselling Holler If You Hear Me chronicles an award-winning teacher's return to the classroom and his efforts to navigate the new realities of public schooling. Michie's intimate memoir examines current issues that include teacher unions, anti-racist/culturally relevant teaching, standardized testing, teacher evaluation, and the political nature of teaching"--
Reading, writing, and talk : inclusive teaching strategies for diverse learners, K-2 by Mariana Souto-Manning( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and Polish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book introduces a variety of inclusive strategies for teaching language and literacy in kindergarten through 2nd grade. Readers are invited into classrooms where racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse children's experiences, unique strengths, and expertise are supported and valued. Chapters focus on oral language, reading, and writing development and include diverse possibilities for culturally relevant and inclusive teaching. Featured teaching strategies foster academic success, cultural competence, and critical consciousness--leading students to read their worlds and question educational and societal inequities. Early childhood teachers will find this book invaluable as they consider effective ways to teach diverse children. The hands-on examples and strategies portrayed will help educators expand their thinking and repertoires regarding what is possible--and needed--in the language and literacy education curriculum. Unique in its focus on equitable, fully inclusive, and culturally relevant language and literacy teaching, this important book will help K-2 teachers (re)think and (re)conceptualize their own practices."--Publisher's description
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The dreamkeepers : successful teachers of African American children
Crossing over to Canaan : the journey of new teachers in diverse classroomsDictionary of multicultural educationCritical race theory perspectives on the social studies : the profession, policies, and curriculumEducation research in the public interest : social justice, action, and policyBeyond the big house : African American educators on teacher educationTo teach : the journey of a teacherFoundations of critical race theory in educationThe RoutledgeFalmer reader in multicultural education
Alternative Names
Billings, Gloria Ladson-.

Billings Gloria Ladson- 1947-....

Gloria J. Ladson

Gloria Ladson-Billings American Educator and Theorist

Ladson, Gloria J.

Ladson, Gloria J. 1947-

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English (111)

Polish (1)