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Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools: 7 Steps to an Engaging Classroom Practice (Paperback)
  • Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools: 7 Steps to an Engaging Classroom Practice (Paperback)

Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools: 7 Steps to an Engaging Classroom Practice (Paperback)

Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 11/06/2013
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A comprehensive approach to achieve real and lasting change with urban students!In high-poverty, urban, minority classrooms, teachers often struggle to engage their students emotionally, intellectually, and behaviorally. Drawing on his more than twenty years of experience working with high-poverty, urban, minority students, Jelani Jabari delivers

- Seven cohesive steps for planning, delivering, and reflecting on captivating learning experiences

- Techniques for gathering critical information about your students to forge deeper connections

- Strategies to transform students' perceived "deficits" into instructional assets

- An emphasis on teaching methods and classroom culture, not simply standards and accountability


Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781452257808
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 470 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 10 mm

"In a day and age when excellence is espoused and yet dropout rates in inner city schools can approximate or exceed 60%, it is time for a book that provides more realistic answers than questions. Jelani Jabari has done just that." -- From the Foreword by Marcia L. Tate
"This book provides real hands-on experiences from successful teachers of inner city youth. Jabari's positive, win-win, reality-based approach to teaching can work in all kinds of learning environments." -- Ken Klopack, Education Consultant
"Most teachers would agree that student engagement is our most difficult 21st century challenge. Jabari gives you the courage, tools, and motivation to fight the battle." -- Karen Kersey, Second Grade Teacher

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