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    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 7 - Fusion and Friction with Standards

    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 7 - Fusion and Friction with Standards

    This episode features candid conversations with education leaders about the push for excellence and equity and what role standards play in providing instruction that is grade-level, engaging, affirming, and meaningful. Side B features a conversation with Bradley Powless of the Onondaga Nation who discusses the importance of identity in education.

    Episode notes:

    The following scholars and texts are featured in Episode Seven:

    Shariff El-Mekki, founder of the Center For Black Educator Development
    Paul Gorski, Equity Literacy Institute, Avoiding Racial Equity Detours
    Dr. Kofi Lomotey, author, professor of educational leadership at Western Carolina University
    Jeremy Garcia and Valerie Shirley, Indigenous scholars and University of Arizona teacher prep experts
    Dr. Christopher Emdin, associate professor of science education at the Teachers College, Columbia University and author of “For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood And The Rest of Y’all Too,” and “Ratchetdemics.”
    Dr. Alfred Tatum, professor, literacy specialist, and author of the books “Reading For Their Life: Rebuilding the Textual Lineages of African American Adolescent Males” and “Teaching Black Boys in the Elementary Grades.” 
    Dr. Tiffany King, Georgia State University professor and author of the book, “The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies.” 
    Dr. Tanji Reed Marshall, director of P-12 Practice at The Education Trust
    Dr. John B. King, CEO of The Education Trust and former Secretary of Education
    Corey Carter, Baltimore County Public School System Teacher of the Year 
    “Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students” by Zaretta Hammond
    “If You Listen, We Will Stay: Why Teachers of Color Leave and How to Disrupt Teacher Turnover” by The Education Trust
    “Our Stories, Our Struggles, Our Strengths: Perspectives and Reflections From Latino Teachers” by The Education Trust
    “Common Core State Standards: Structuring and Protecting Equitable Pathways for African American Boys” by Alfred W. Tatum
    “Culture, Literacy, and Learning: Taking Bloom in the Midst of the Whirlwind” by Carol D. Lee
    “Ratchetdemic: Reimagining Academic Success” by Chris Emdin
    “Other People’s Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom” by Lisa Delpit
    “The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children” by Gloria Ladson-Billings
    “Culturally Responsive Teaching: Theory, Research, and Practice” by Geneva Gay

    • 1 hr 39 min
    The Complexion of The Teaching and Learning - Episode 6 - “Invisible Taxes” (Part 2)

    The Complexion of The Teaching and Learning - Episode 6 - “Invisible Taxes” (Part 2)

    Episode 6, “Invisible Taxes,” brings us post-Brown v. Board, where we begin to see the foundations of a “new” system quickly revert to the regeneration of discriminatory practices that Black, Latino, and Indigenous educators continue to navigate today. It takes us through the roots of inequitable recruitment and professional development through a series of conversations between educators and researchers. The b-side features a candid conversation between White and Dr. Alfred Tatum, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Metropolitan State University of Denver, as they discuss the lack of diversity in today’s teaching population.

    The following scholars and texts are featured in Episode 6:
    Dr. Wayne Au, professor of educational studies at University of Washington Bothell
    Sharif El-Mekki, founder of the Center for Black Educator Development
    Dr. Christopher Emdin, associate professor of science education at the Teachers College, Columbia University, and author of “For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood And The Rest of Y’all Too”
    John B. King, CEO of The Education Trust and former Secretary of Education
    Dr. Tiffany King, assistant professor of women's, gender, and sexuality studies at Georgia State University
    Dr. Alfred Tatum, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Dana Goldstein, reporter for the New York Times and the author of “The Teacher Wars”
    “Does the Negro Need Separate Schools?” by WEB Dubois
    “If You Listen, We Will Stay: Why Teachers of Color Leave and How to Disrupt Teacher Turnover” by The Education Trust
    “Latino Education in the United States: A Narrated History from 1513–2000” by Victoria Maria-MacDonald
    “Learning in a Burning House: Educational Inequality, Ideology, and (Dis)Integration” by Sonya Douglass Horsford
    “Our Stories, Our Struggles, Our Strengths: Perspectives and Reflections From Latino Teachers” by The Education Trust
    “Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform” by Derrick Bell
    “The Lost Education of Horace Tate” by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    “We Want to Do More Than Survive” by Bettina Love

    Original music by Brandon White

    • 1 hr 19 min
    The Complexion of The Teaching and Learning - Episode 6 - “Invisible Taxes” (Part 1)

    The Complexion of The Teaching and Learning - Episode 6 - “Invisible Taxes” (Part 1)

    Episode 6, “Invisible Taxes,” brings us post-Brown v. Board, where we begin to see the foundations of a “new” system quickly revert to the regeneration of discriminatory practices that Black, Latino, and Indigenous educators continue to navigate today. It takes us through the roots of inequitable recruitment and professional development through a series of conversations between educators and researchers. The b-side features a candid conversation between White and Dr. Alfred Tatum, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Metropolitan State University of Denver, as they discuss the lack of diversity in today’s teaching population.

    The following scholars and texts are featured in Episode 6:
    Dr. Wayne Au, professor of educational studies at University of Washington Bothell
    Sharif El-Mekki, founder of the Center for Black Educator Development
    Dr. Christopher Emdin, associate professor of science education at the Teachers College, Columbia University, and author of “For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood And The Rest of Y’all Too”
    John B. King, CEO of The Education Trust and former Secretary of Education
    Dr. Tiffany King, assistant professor of women's, gender, and sexuality studies at Georgia State University
    Dr. Alfred Tatum, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Dana Goldstein, reporter for the New York Times and the author of “The Teacher Wars”
    “Does the Negro Need Separate Schools?” by WEB Dubois
    “If You Listen, We Will Stay: Why Teachers of Color Leave and How to Disrupt Teacher Turnover” by The Education Trust
    “Latino Education in the United States: A Narrated History from 1513–2000” by Victoria Maria-MacDonald
    “Learning in a Burning House: Educational Inequality, Ideology, and (Dis)Integration” by Sonya Douglass Horsford
    “Our Stories, Our Struggles, Our Strengths: Perspectives and Reflections From Latino Teachers” by The Education Trust
    “Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform” by Derrick Bell
    “The Lost Education of Horace Tate” by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    “We Want to Do More Than Survive” by Bettina Love

    Original music by Brandon White

    • 34 min
    The Complexion of The Teaching and Learning - Episode 5 - “Brown v. Board’s Double-Edged Sword”

    The Complexion of The Teaching and Learning - Episode 5 - “Brown v. Board’s Double-Edged Sword”

    In episode five of “The Complexion of Teaching and Learning,” “Brown v. Board’s Double-Edged Sword,” host Brandon White continues to explore the untold impacts of the Brown v. Board court decision that declared segregation unconstitutional in schools and other institutions. This episode’s “B-side” features a conversation between White and Dr. Tanji Reed Marshall, Director of P-12 Practice at The Education Trust.

    The following scholars and texts are featured in episode five:

    Dana Goldstein, "Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession"

    Sonya Douglass Horsford, "Learning in a Burning House: Educational Inequality, Ideology, and (Dis)Integration"

    Kofi Lomotey, "Sailing Against the Wind: African Americans and Women in U.S. Education"

    Dr. Victoria Maria-MacDonald, "Latino Education in the United States: A Narrated History from 1513–2000"

    Vanessa Siddle Walker, "The Lost Education of Horace Tate"

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 4 - Colonization, Color, and the Courts

    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 4 - Colonization, Color, and the Courts

    In part one of this episode, host Brandon White (Twitter: @ClassroomB) takes us through the early to mid 20th century, leading up to the pivotal Brown v. Board decision, as educators and communities of color grapple with the nation’s expansion and how it challenges their ways of teaching and learning. The conversation continues to the "B-side" as he gets close and personal perspectives from Dr. Gail Perry-Ryder on her own journey as an educator and researcher.

    The following scholars and texts are featured in this episode:
    "Latino Education in the United States: A Narrated History from 1513–2000" by Victoria Maria-MacDonald
    "Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform" by Derrick Bell
    "The Lost Education of Horace Tate" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "Eugenics and Education in America: Institutionalized Racism and the Implications of History, Ideology, and Memory" by Ann Winfield
    "Learning in a Burning House: Educational Inequality, Ideology, and (Dis)Integration" by Sonya Douglass Horsford (Twitter: @SonyaHorsford)
    "Reclaiming the Multicultural Roots of U.S. Curriculum" by Wayne Au, Anthony Brown, and Dolores Calderon

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 3 - "Separate...But Unequal..." Pt. 2

    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 3 - "Separate...But Unequal..." Pt. 2

    Hosted by Brandon White (Twitter: @ClassroomB), ELA Specialist at UnboundEd, this episode of the series continues exploring the oppression, resilience, and contributions of Black, Asian, and Native American educators during a period of American segregation and expansion. It also features a b-side conversation with Lacey Robinson, president, and CEO of UnboundEd.

    The following scholars and texts are featured in this episode:
    "Red Pedagogy" by Sandy Grande
    "Self Taught: African American Education and Freedom" by Heather Andrea Williams
    "Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education", Edited by Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Eve Tuck, and K. Wayne Yang
    "Hidden Provocateurs: Black Educators in a Century of Secret Struggle" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "The Lost Education of Horace Tate" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "Reclaiming the Multicultural Roots of U.S. Curriculum" by Wayne Au, Anthony Brown, and Dolores Calderon
    "Latino Education in the United States" by Victoria Maria MacDonald
    "The White Architects of Black Education" by William Watkins

    Editor's note: The New Teacher Project is referenced in the episode as "TNTP."

    • 1 hr 4 min

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