Twenty Issues in Teaching African American Pupils: A Collective Experience of What Works

Twenty Issues in Teaching African American Pupils: A Collective Experience of What Works

By: Tony J. Manson (editor)Hardback

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This book examines the importance of organized instruction, the classroom environment, and various theories of how learning is accomplished. The book sets forth a rationale for organizing the structure of classroom instruction and discusses how that is linked to learning strategies and tactics, as well as how it facilitates solving instructional/learning problems that may arise in the elementary classroom.

About Author

Tony J. Manson is Associate Professor of Elementary Education at Florida A&M University.


Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Marian W. Smith - Producing Effective Teachers; 2. Renee Wallace - The Challenges of Effective Online Instruction and Student Learning; 3. Tony J. Manson - Let's Compare: Traditionalist versus Constructivist Teaching; 4. Joseph L. Jefferson, Charles R. Glass, Dora A. Whiteside, James E. Rucker III, and Shauna Coleman - Report Card: NO AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILD LEFT BEHIND; 5. Elizabeth K. Davenport and Marian W. Smith - African-Centered Education and Academic Achievement: Can it be the Answer to the Achievement Gap?; 6. Femi Hill - Early Literacy; 7. Rhonda C. Porter - Misconceptions in Probability and Statistics: An Investigation of High School Students; 8. Renee Wallace and Rhonda C. Porter - Professional Educators Effectively Instructing E-Learners; 9. Patty Ball Thomas - The Effects of Repeating Reading on Reading Fluency; 10. Tony J. Manson - The 'Call Me Mister' Program; 11. Elizabeth K. Davenport, Theresa A. Shotwell, and Thomasina Bridgeford - Are Boys Lagging Behind Educationally? An Analysis of the New Gender Gap; 12. Tony Latiker - A Qualitative Study of African American Student Persistence in a Private Black College; 13. Tony J. Manson - Teaching in our Schools; 14. Tony J. Manson - Let's Compare Schools: A Comparison of Public and Charter Schools; 15. Tony J. Manson - High Stakes Testing: Do We Really Need It?; 16. Tony J. Manson and Patty Ball Thomas - Parental Involvement and At-Risk Students Enrolled in Even Start Family Literacy Programs; 17. Dorothy Allen, Mashainah Allen, Tiffany Roberts, Donneth Brookes-Ives, Vernisha Howard, and Tony J. Manson - Does Character Education Have a Positive Effect on Student Achievement?; 18. Donneth Brookes-Ives, Vernisha Howard, and Tony J. Manson - Character Education: Should Character Education Be Taught in Schools? Problems in Instruction in the Elementary School; 19. Tony J. Manson - Student Grade Level Retention; 20. Tony J. Manson - Florida Implementation of No Child Left Behind; 21. Tony J. Manson - Block Scheduling; 22. Tony J. Manson - National Teacher Board Certification; 23. Oare' Dozier-Henry - High Stakes Testing: Impact on Teaching and Learning.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773456853
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 324
  • ID: 9780773456853
  • ISBN10: 0773456856

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