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Building Equity: Policies and Practices to Empower All Learners

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Imagine a school with a diverse student body where everyone feels safe and valued, and all—regardless of race, culture, home language, sexual orientation, gender identity, academic history, and individual challenges—have the opportunity to succeed with interesting classes, projects, and activities. In this school, teachers notice and meet individual instructional needs and foster a harmonious and supportive environment. All students feel empowered to learn, to grow, and to pursue their dreams.

Table of contents

Social-Emotional Engagement: Students Don't Care How Much You Know Until They Know How Much You Care

Opportunity to Learn: Just-in-Time Supports Meet More Needs

Instructional Excellence: Teach Well, and Students Will Learn

Engaged and Inspired Learners: Students Taking Responsibility for Their Futures

About the authors

Dominique Smith is the director of student services at Health Sciences High & Middle College, where he also serves as a culture builder and student advocate. He is passionate about creating school cultures that honor students and build their confidence and competence.

He is also social worker, school administrator, mentor, national trainer for the International Institute on Restorative Practices, and member of ASCD's FIT Teaching® (Framework for
Intentional and Targeted Teaching®) Cadre. Smith is the winner of the National School Safety Award from the School Safety Advocacy Council and coauthor of Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management and Building Equity: Policies and Practices to Empower All Learners.

 

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978-1-4166-2426-4
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214
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Topics in this book

Equity

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