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Examine urban education from a perspective that is under-represented in national debates, namely incarcerated students.Throughout the United States, especially in the poor neighborhoods of large cities, too many public schools are failing to reach, teach, and engage thousands of struggling youths. Poor educational backgrounds, reluctance to be in t...
Book review - Unlocking Potential: Organizing a School Within a Prison by @HP3potential (Ask your public library to purchase a copy of this excellent book. Almost all libraries in the United States are now offering curbside service.) – source
Phil ShapiroAug 18, 2020
The rates of bullying, truancy due to lack of safety in schools, and subsequent suicidality for LGBT+ youth are exponentially higher than for non-LGBT+ youth. As a result, many American K-12 students are suffering needlessly and many school leaders are unsure of what to do. This book solves that problem. Setting out best practices and professional ...
@juliahkaufman This excellent new education inclusion book came onto my radar last week --> – source
Phil ShapiroAug 13, 2020
Tessellations, palindromes, tangrams, oh my! Women Who Count: Honoring African American Women Mathematicians is a children's activity book highlighting the lives and work of 29 African American women mathematicians, including Dr. Christine Darden, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Dorothy Vaughan from the award-winning book and movie Hidden Figu...
@dharmascholar This new book is fabulous -- My review --> – source
Phil ShapiroJul 22, 2020
Book review - Articulating Design Decisions by @tomgreever (an excellent book for both youth and adults, imho) – source
Phil ShapiroJul 18, 2020
Schools struggle with budget-breaking software bills while students endure locked-down computers and closed technology policies. Thankfully, there's a better way to empower and inspire students: the open source model.The Open Schoolhouse is a candid story and practical guidebook for school administrators and educators seeking affordable and powerfu...
@waldojaquith @charlie3 @opensourceway [email protected] uses that metaphor very powerfully in his TEDx talk here --> If you know school leaders considering the open source path, send 'em a link to this video - and to this book. Sound stewardship is ready and waiting. – source
Phil ShapiroJul 14, 2020
@matzmathmadness My favorite education book is Alan November's book - Who Owns the Learning. (My review is at A close second is The Open Schoolhouse, by @charlie3. (My review is at Dave Burgess' Teach Like a Pirate is outstanding. – source
Phil ShapiroMay 23, 2019