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Diversity, Anti-Racism, & The College Experience examines diversity, equity, and inclusion from a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates historical, sociological, psychological, and political factors. Blending hard empirical data with poignant personal stories, the book provides research-based practices for appreciating diversity, detecting and countering racist arguments, and engaging in anti-racism on both an individual and collective level.
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As teachers face increasing diversity within their classrooms in learning styles, race, linguistics, and culture, the academic rigor needed to successfully enter college or a career will require them to evolve in order for all students to succeed.
"If ever we needed the transformative power of culturally competent educational leadership to drive deep learning, it is now. We need the Why, the What & the How. The Authors of 'Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment' deliver - with compelling clarity - on all three fronts."
- Anthony Mackay, President & CEO, National Center on Education & the Economy ( NCEE ), Washington DC
Summer reading programs for first-year students should be focused on the needs of those students. This book moves away from the paradigm of using general audience novels for summer reading programs. It is a high-impact book written by experienced first-year educators for this specific student audience.