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EDU 111

Perspectives on American Education

Topic 4

Topic 4: Diversity, Multiculturalism, Poverty/Privilege, Class, and Race

Unlearning Deficit Ideology and the Scornful Gaze:Thoughts on Authenticating the Class Discourse in Education, Paul Gorski

Good Intentions Are Not Enough, Paul Gorski

Equality of Educational Opportunity: A 40-Year Retrospective

“Poverty and Education: A Critical Analysis of the Ruby Payne Phenomenon,” Jennifer C. Ng & John L. Rury (July 18, 2006), TCR

“Poverty and Testing in Education: ‘The Present Scientifico-legal Complex,’” Thomas (2011)

“The Myth of the Culture of Poverty,” P. Gorski (2008)

“Return of the Deficit,” C. Dudley-Marling (2007)

Key Issue: At-Risk Students

Helping At-Risk Students Meet Standards: A Synthesis of Evidence-Based Classroom Practices (2002)

Helping at-risk students succeed: A psychologist-designed program that supports learning among at-risk kids gains nationwide momentum, Tori DeAngelis(February 2012, Vol 43, No. 2, page 46) [APA]

Key Issue: LGBT Students and Education

ACLU: LGBT Students and Education

Students defend gay right, P. Slevin (2005)

Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Students: Know Your Rights (Southern Poverty Law Center)

Debunking Education Myths About Blacks

MLK on Poverty in America – YouTube

A Talk to Teachers, James Baldwin

James Baldwin on Education

EDU 111

Perspectives on American Education

EDRD 640

Foundations and Current Trends in Literacy Research and Practice

EDU 115 (MayX)

The Reel World: The Depiction of Schools on Film

EDU 250/ EDRD 750

Scholarly Reading and Writing in Education

Concerned Scholars & Artists

Reclaiming Facts, Truth, Ethics

dr. p.l. (paul) thomas

educator, public scholar, poet&writer - academic freedom isn't free

Writers Who Care

A blog advocating for authentic writing instruction

Diane Ravitch's blog

A site to discuss better education for all

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