Crossing over to Canaan : the journey of new teachers in diverse classrooms / Gloria Ladson-Billings

Author(s): Ladson-Billings, Gloria, 1947-
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Subjects: African American students--Education--Case studies
First year teachers--Training of--United States--Case studies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2001
Series: Jossey-Bass education series
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: xviii, 172 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
The Author
Introduction 1
1. Can Anybody Teach These Children? 11
2. Sojourners 33
3. They're Supposed to Learn Something 55
4. Nobody Wants to Be Urkel 77
5. Apathy Is Not an Option 101
6. A Vision of the Promised Land 123
App. A: Methodology 143
App. B. The Teach for Diversity Program 151
Notes 159
Index 169
Notes: LCCN: 00011965
ISBN: 0787950017 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Preface -- Acknowledgements -- The author -- Introduction -- Can anybody teach these children? -- Sojourners -- They're supposed to learn something -- Nobody wants to be Urkel -- Apathy is not an option -- A vision of the Promised Land -- Appendix A: Methodology -- Appendix B: The teach for diversity program -- Notes -- Index
OCLC Number: 45208119
ISBN/ISSN: 0787950017