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Other people"s children

  • 380 Pages
  • 2.74 MB
  • English
Compass Press , [Rockland, MA]
Stepfamilies -- Fiction, Stepchildren -- Fiction, Large type books, England -- Fi



StatementJoanna Trollope.
LC ClassificationsPR6070.R57 O85 1999b
The Physical Object
Pagination380 p. (large print) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL40865M
ISBN 10156895753X
LC Control Number99031998

Lisa Delpit's novel, "Other People's Children" is an insightful read about the cultural differences that exist in our society today. For some background information, Lisa Delpit is an African American who at a young age was forced into an integrated school by: Mar 24,  · Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom.

Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Award and Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic Book Award, and voted one of Other peoples children book Magazine’s “great books,” Other People’s Children has sold overcopies since its original hardcover publication/5.

Other People's Children is a really delightful story about step-families and describes what it really means to be part of blended (or unable to be blended) family.

The novel starts out at Josie and Matthew's wedding. Both are divorced and their young children aren't particularly excited about Cited by: 1.

Other People's Children. For eight-year-old Rufus, life has become complicated. His mother and father, Josie and Tom, have divorced amicably enough, and are set to pursue their separate paths. But other people have had to become involved - like Matthew, who has just married Josie, and Elizabeth /5.

Other People's Children looks into the minds of crazy parents and the frustrated teachers who educate them — and their kids. About the show Margot Antler dreams of becoming a renowned novelist with a three-book deal and a summer house in Ghent. The book “Other People’s Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom” by Lisa Delpit provides detailed overview of popular progressive pedagogies ad special attention is paid to finding ways to deliver the best learning for all central argument is that modern education systems often fail to respond to learning needs of diverse are living in diverse world and every classroom is.

Lisa Delpit's Other People's Children is a great book for future teachers to read. It not only challenges previous beliefs and ideas it also gives an insight into how other children may be feeling 4/5(3).

May 26,  · Review of “Other People’s Children” by Lisa Delpit This book is pretty much considered the vade mecum for “culturally responsive instruction,” i.e., teaching successfully across varied cultural and linguistic contexts.

Chapter Summaries Chapter 1: Skills and Other Dilemmas of a Progressive Black Educator Power and Pedagogy in Educating Other People’s Children the suggested activities include listening to audiotaped stories narrated by people from different cultures and reading children’s books written in the dialects of various cultural groups.

Oct 28,  · Buy Other People's Children New Ed by Joanna Trollope (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday Other peoples children book prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(32). Other People’s Children. Of all human possessions, an individual’s world view is one of the most portable.

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Whenever I hear the phrase “other people’s children”, I cringe, largely because what follows is a series of generalisations on a phase of education that is not universally understood. So, despite my apprehension before starting this review, I am happy to report it was unfounded.

Aug 28,  · Lisa Delpit's book, "Other People's Children" is an educational book that is a must read for any future teacher. The book presents the many different problems or /5. In Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom, Lisa Delpit, a MacArthur fellow and Benjamin E.

Mays Chair of Urban Educational Leadership at Georgia State University, provides an important yet typically avoided discussion of how power imbalances in the larger U.S. society reverberate in classrooms. Through telling excerpts of conversations with teachers, students, and parents from.

Early childhood specialist and teacher researcher Cynthia Ballenger writes ‘Teaching Other People’s Children: Literacy and Learning in a Bilingual Classroom ()’. Ballenger’s book is a study on her experience in teaching Haitian preschoolers in an inner-city school.

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In "Other People's Children": Cultural Conflict in the Classroom, Delpit discusses how different teaching strategies such as "whole language" and "process not product".

After teaching in an inner-city school, she became discouraged by how she taught the African American children. She taught with the idea of an open classroom, but it seemed to primarily only benefit the white children.

During this time, she also found seperations between the. (!American children hear at home, and partly because the second!lstatemene sounds to many of these youngsters like the words of Iisomeone who is fearful (and thus less deserving of respect), '\' iAfrican-American children are more likely to obey the first.

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Children enjoy reading stories about other people - biographies and form an effective "bridge" between storytelling and nonfiction - after all - everyone's life is a story. Because biographies are almost always published about notable people in notable fields, biographies are often used to introduce children to the concept of nonfiction.

A cogent collection of essays and academic papers suggesting that multiculturalism in the classroom is an illusion that masks miscommunication and the continuation of a white-male-dominated society. MacArthur fellow Delpit (Education/Morgan State Univ.) is a teacher of teachers.

A black woman who grew up in Louisiana in the s and '70s, she experienced prejudice and stereotyping firsthand. Other People's Children. Ablack male graduate student who is also a special edu-cation teacher in a predominantly black community is talking about his experiences in predominantly white university classes: There comes a moment in every class where we have to discuss "The Black Issue- and what's appropriate education tOr black '.hildren.

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Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom. Delpit, Lisa This collection of nine essays suggests that many academic problems attributed to children of color actually stem from a power structure in which the worldviews of those with privilege are taken as the only reality, while the worldviews and culture of those less powerful Cited by: Other people's children: cultural conflict in the classroom.

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In public places, it's usually best not to confront the parents or the child directly, but in your home. In Teaching Other People's Children, Cynthia Ballenger offers readers a glimpse into her experience as a white, middle-class teacher-researcher in a preschool center for Haitian American children in Massachusetts.

Throughout the slim volume, Ballenger attends simultaneously to the thorny problems that arose in her preschool classroom. This book outlines the variety of ways people can be different from each other including hair color, size, language, and family.

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