Best Practices for Teaching African American Boys

Credit Hr
45
Delivery Format
Self Paced
Credit Type
SCECH

Best Practices for Teaching African American Boys

Price:

$279

Credit Hours:

45

Credit Type:

SCECH


A 2010 Schott Foundation for Public Education report showed an alarming downward trend for black male students in American education: the overall graduation rate for black males in the USA was only 47% and in New York City, the district with the highest enrollment of black students, only 28% graduate on time. In this timely and topical course teachers will study the intersection of rigor, relevance and relationships that create a supportive learning environment for African-American boys in the classroom. The presenters focus on effective instructional strategies and how to bridge culture, language, learning styles and perceptions of self-image.

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