Teach Our Children Well: Essential Strategies for the Urban Classroom
Focusing on rapport, tradition, pride of place, a sense of belonging, a standard of personal best, academic engagement, and support to independence, Teach Our Children Well shows how the personal authority that teachers exert, coupled with rapport with each child, motivates students to strive for their personal best . . . how academic engagement with a supportive, organized physical environment provides students with a chance to achieve long-lasting learning . . . how time spent building respect among students produces a sense of belonging . . . how, with such a scaffold for learning in place, students increasingly internalize what they have experienced and start functioning independently and successfully.
Urban Education, Urban Schools, Teaching
Teacher Education and Professional Development
Golden, Margaret, "Teach Our Children Well: Essential Strategies for the Urban Classroom" (2001). Faculty Authored Books and Book Contributions. 25.