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Culturally proficient learning communities [electronic resource] : confronting inequities through collaborative curiosity / Delores B. Lindsey ... [et al.] ; foreword by Shirley M. Hord.

Contributor(s): Lindsey, Delores B.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 148 p.).ISBN: 9781452208459 (electronic bk.); 145220845X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Education -- Demographic aspects -- United States | Educational equalization -- United States | Multicultural education -- United States | Bildungswesen | Chancengleichheit | Multikulturelle Gesellschaft | USA | EDUCATION / Administration / General | EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Culturally proficient learning communities.DDC classification: 379.2/60973 Other classification: 5,3 | DU 6002 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Getting centered : the tools of cultural proficiency -- 2. Getting centered : our history -- 3. Getting centered : the evolution of learning communities -- 4. Maple View : sustaining a culturally proficient learning community -- 5. Assessing cultural knowledge through shared personal practice -- 6. Valuing diversity is a reflection of shared beliefs, values, and vision -- 7. Managing the dynamics of difference through collaboration -- 8. Adapting to diversity through supportive and shared conditions -- 9. Institutionalizing cultural knowledge through collective learning -- 10. Aligning our behaviors with our values.
Summary: Integrating the four Tools of Cultural Proficiency with the Proficient Learning Communities (PLC) framework, this guide provides school leaders with practical strategies for building equity-focused PLCs to help all students achieve. It includes templates, protocols, activities and rubrics for deconstructing student inequalities.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Getting centered : the tools of cultural proficiency -- 2. Getting centered : our history -- 3. Getting centered : the evolution of learning communities -- 4. Maple View : sustaining a culturally proficient learning community -- 5. Assessing cultural knowledge through shared personal practice -- 6. Valuing diversity is a reflection of shared beliefs, values, and vision -- 7. Managing the dynamics of difference through collaboration -- 8. Adapting to diversity through supportive and shared conditions -- 9. Institutionalizing cultural knowledge through collective learning -- 10. Aligning our behaviors with our values.

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Integrating the four Tools of Cultural Proficiency with the Proficient Learning Communities (PLC) framework, this guide provides school leaders with practical strategies for building equity-focused PLCs to help all students achieve. It includes templates, protocols, activities and rubrics for deconstructing student inequalities.

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