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Fore you use it in class he pushes instructors to use nabling texts texts that build resiliency in African American male students which is something I subconsciously tried to do but will now be much intentional about While I value his theory I wish his book had xamples of how to apply this in the classroom Still I m happy I read it for the simple reminder of the responsibility that teachers have in not only teaching skills but in ncouraging confidence resilience and passion for
in our students using texts as vehicles for achieving that Tatum is really on to something with his institutes for "african american adolescent boys and his ideas about "American adolescent boys and his ideas about texts and creating textual lingeages I like the fact that this book xists that researchers are studying and taking action steps forwith a demographic that in my opinion through my xperiences is in the most precarious socioeconomiceducational situation At times this book felt like a personal platform for Tatum to share his own xperiences and revelations read poetry and that s not an ntirely bad thing Education professionals would do well to pick it up however and use it to Trading Places: The Netherlandish Merchants in Early Modern Venice explore their own approaches and assumptions about African American adolescent males I reallynjoyed reading this book As much as this book focuses on African American adolescent males and literacy I believe that the book s implications En plein coeur extend beyond this small group of students All teachers should be aware of how their particular practices may hinder benefit or not work for certain groups of students After reading this book I now know that for most African American adolescent males struggling to study literacy theirducation needs to be completely rethought 3 stars because I felt like this read way like a dissertation than a how to for teacher. *Ningful Texts At The *texts at the of a challenging curriculum The Bookshop on the Shore engage readers in the curriculum throughssential uestions writing and self assessment African American males are not Dance Real Slow engaged in a great conspiracy to fail themselves writes Tatum They continue to underperform in school as they wait forducators to get it right Join Alfred Tatum use Reading for Their Life and strive for a way to sueeze The Art of Memoir enabling texts forvery ounce of possibility they contain for advancing the literacy development of African American adolescent malesGet information on the state of ducation for African American males read Yes We Can The 2010 Schott 50 State Report on Black Males in Public Education. This text s primary focus
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is on shiftingon shifting philosophical approach to ducating African American adolescent males Although Tatum shares a few instructional practice ideas there s not much meat here as far as designing curriculum I believe the lack of practice ideas is intentional as one of Tatum s over arching arguments is that we do not need to teach African American adolescent males any differently than we teach any other students Instead of practice Tatum shares his thinking on how and why we are underserving African American adolescent males and ideas for how we can use powerful texts to ngage and nable African American adolescent malesI would say this text is incredibly important for very ducator to read however you need to know upfront that what you ll find in this text is not curriculum ideas but seeds for revolutionizing your thinking about students This was a recommended text for teachers for unit 2 of our 6th grade curriculum Even though it was recommended the district wasn t ready to pay for it so I bought it off The author made me feel both dumb and mpowered He approaches reading differently than I do with different strategies He s obviously read African American literature than I For years though I ve felt like there was that I could do I think he gave me some of the tools I needI ve been left with lots to ponder I also have a long list of books to order for my classroom and to read for my own dification This is not just about instruction it s also about culture This is such an important book and Tatum s discussion of textual lineage may be my final xam uestionwhat books matter to you have significance to you as a reader shaped your life and "your reading helped you think about your life were the roadmaps for being doing thinking acting I don t understand "reading helped you think about your life were the roadmaps for being doing thinking acting I don t understand Because African American adolescent males and face their own challenges they must identify texts that mark their times and their lives If we create opportunities for this to happen they will not only begin to trust the texts they will begin to trust us too Then maybe we'll hear one of them say Education is on our side ' or 'I used to keep it gutter but now I am all good' This is my hope Alfred Tatum No reading strategy no literacy program no remediation will close the achievement gap for adolescent African American males These fforts will continue to fail our students says Alfred Tatum until reading instruction is anchored in meaningful texts that build academic and per.
CHARACTERS ☆ The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, eBook, PDF or KindlePUB ↠ Alfred W. TatumS graphic organizers of this concept but I love the idea of asking students all students about those books that make a differenceI would love to see Tatum in the classroom You can tell from his writing that he s fierce and demanding and supportive You can see he means it when he says It s not about their literacy developmen it s about their lives I loved reading his creative short stories and poems as well He truly is a teacher who walks the walk I woul challenge teachers to find those texts that matter to all students African American males included Let "No One Or Nothing Make A Poor Teacher Needs "one or nothing make you a poor needs be ngraved in the walls of very teachers lounge so we can remember what s at stakeHe challenges us to do our best work and to xpect our students best work as well It is not our skin color that interrupts ffective literacy instruction but how we view the role of literacy instruction in schoolsReading the sonnet was less about Shakespeare s survival than it was about his the student s ownWe need to achieve a balance between strategies that nable
texts that ngageAfrican American males are not ngaged in a great conspiracy to fail themselvesFour Platforms for Progress Defining Becoming resilient Engaging others Building capacityTatum has the literacy framework as well as the strategies to help any willing ducator support any learner but specially and most specifically African American adolescent males build textual lineages that bring them identity resilience relationships and agency This is a well researched piece that shows how teachers can help all students although this work is focused xclusively on African American adolescent malesby introducing them to the concept of Textual Lineage I am completely on board with Tatum s idea of carefully considering a text be. Sonal resiliency inside and outside schoolIn Reading for Their Life Tatum takes a bold step beyond Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males He shows how teachers can ncourage adolescent African American males to connect with reading by defining who they are through textual lineages texts with significance carefully chosen for instruction because they are useful to young black males and because they matter With works ranging from Up from Slavery and Sounder to the contemporary Handbook for Boys Tatum helps youunderstand what adolescent African American male readers need select nabling texts that have worked in Tatum's own teaching build textual lineages by putting mea. .and texts that ngageAfrican American males are not ngaged in a great conspiracy to fail themselvesFour Platforms for Progress Defining