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  • For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y'all Too

  • Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education
  • By: Christopher Emdin
  • Narrated by: JD Jackson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224

Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in classrooms as a young man of color, and merging his experiences with more than a decade of teaching and researching in urban America, award-winning educator Christopher Emdin offers a new lens on an approach to teaching and learning in urban schools. He begins by taking to task the perception of urban youth of color as unteachable, and he challenges educators to embrace and respect each student's culture.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Take me to church, the barbershop, and the cosmopolitan classroom

  • By Joe on 05-25-17

Stereotypical

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-01-18

Stereotypical rhetoric about how teachers are failing youth. Little actual talk of successful solutions. Stories built on conjecture and loose connections with little facts. Great idea, true dilemma that faces our nation, however poorly constructed story line that does not resemble a credible viewpoint.

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