Defining Equity Equity Success: Northrich Elementary Exploring Equity Describing Equity Equity Definition Deconstructing Equity 3. Kids, hopefully you are too young to remember. Equity 101 describes school systems that have changed their climate, culture, and practices to foster high levels of achievement. Your work continues to inspire. Once again, we learn about Curtis as both the outsider and the insider who has a reason for sharing his story.
The first two are coauthored with classroom equity expert Bonnie Davis. He is also organizer of the national Summit for Courageous Conversation to build racial equity in schools. This series provides us with support for closing the educational inequity gaps and creates a climate for equity in our school districts. Unless otherwise noted, these educators are featured in the professional development program No Excuses! He has no degree in education, yet he has been in more than two thousand classrooms and hundreds of schools to record what he finds. Curtis shares his personal story in order for us to engage in our own excavation of our deepest fears, embarrassments, prejudices, and humiliations centered upon race. Because Curtis views what occurs in classroom after classroom and school after school and district after district as an outsider, he brings a fresh perspective—a perspective of one who sees from both the outside and the inside.
Curtis is both an outsider and an insider, and therein lies the uniqueness of his perspective in this book. We engage with educators who have accomplished the task of lifting all students to high levels of success. Professional Equity Equity Success: Dunbar High School Shifting Practice Practice to Theory Equitizing Standards Implementing Equity 7. Equity 101 is the foundation and the first book in a series of four books to address this issue, provide a map for the journey to equity, and establish our work within a community where we can share our collective challenges and successes. This is the first book in a four-part series presenting the Equity Framework in depth. In Equity 101, visit schools and school systems that have created the expectations, rigor, relevancy, and relationships in order that high levels of achievement become the norm, no matter the student's diversity.
Curtis did not have to enter the field of education and focus on equity. First, he looks at himself to understand better the role he plays in hindering or promoting equity in education. Many people have profoundly impacted me and the writing of this book. Linton Adult content: No Language: English Has Image Descriptions: No Categories: , Submitted By: Bookshare Staff Usage Restrictions: This is a copyrighted book. This first volume of a four-book series outlines a simple, yet powerful Equity Framework for school leaders to implement institutional equity. Linton also works extensively in the community, including serving on the Davis School District Equity Committee. These are not composite descriptions from several schools; these are individual schools that have closed the gap and share how they achieved their goals.
Linton works extensively in the community, including serving on school equity committees and the Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission, working with Families Supporting Adoption, and running the Domino Foundation, which supports families who have adopted transracially. Glenn, you brought color in to my pale life, and I am eternally grateful. Equity is about each and every individual student achieving in our schools and learning what they need to succeed in society. Thank you for Equity 101. Our children are filling too many prisons—prisons with bars, prisons of poverty, and prisons of potential not realized. Equity 101—Book 2: Leadership explains how to be an equity leader by exploring what it means to actualize equity and drive a school or system toward accomplishing equity for all students, regardless of race and background.
Equity is about all students succeeding, especially when measured according to differences such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, language, family background—the list of diversities within our students goes on and on. Linton conducts paradigm-shifting workshops on building systemic equity to increase minority student achievement and implement effective classroom practices. He is a father of two children of Color, and he must watch them navigate experiences he will never have while he supports them from the outside. Yet, within his most intimate relationships, Curtis is again an outsider. Institutional Equity Equity Success: Sanger Unified School District Understanding Institutionalism Dominant Culture: Whiteness Institutionalized Whiteness Who Equitably Benefits? Equity can only occur in a culture where it is safe for adults and students alike to take risks, stretch, and learn, and where faculty understand themselves racially and culturally as well as their students. Instead, he could have walked away, asserted his privilege, and denied the urgency of equity work for White people. The second thing Curtis does in Equity 101 is offer a foundation for change: an Equity Framework, an online community, and strategies proven in the schools to have closed the gap.
Building equity in education shifts the focus of responsibility for academic achievement from the students to the professional administrators and teachers who are the educators in the school. He is committed to sharing the strategies that begin to break down barriers. By only focusing on strategies that address student needs, you will struggle to understand fully why the strategies even matter, and how they fit in the overall effort to build equity for all students. As an insider, Curtis Linton is a White male who fits the norms of the middle-class, White person in our society. The author introduces the three essential characteristics of equity:Clear expectations for closing the achievement gapCommitment to rigorous curriculumRelationships that promote learningUltimately, this powerful book provides a clear vision and action plan for creating a system where equity can flourish. Equity 101- The Equity Framework: Book 1.
Framing Equity Equity Success: Elmont Memorial High School Framework Versus Strategy The Equity Framework Equity Framework: Characteristics Equity Framework: Leadership Equity Framework: Culture Equity Framework: Practice 4. Synopsis Equity is key to eliminating achievement gaps This first volume of a four-book series outlines a simple, yet powerful approach to creating the expectations, rigor, relevancy, and relationships necessary for any child to succeed. Linton received his master's degree in fine arts from the University of Southern California. Equity is key to closing the achievement gapThis first volume of a four-book series outlines a simple, yet powerful framework for guiding school leaders through implementing institutional equity. Truly, you all inspire me. Corwin is committed to improving education for all learners by publishing books and other professional development resources for those serving the field of PreK—12 education.
This first book describes what equity is and what it looks like in schools. He shares his deepest fears, embarrassments, prejudices, and humiliations along with his greatest joys. He coauthored with Glenn Singleton the best-selling book, Courageous Conversation About Race, recipient of the 2006 National Staff Development Council's Book of the Year. And, last but not least, I want to thank Jonsi for making all this bearable. Except for that usage, no part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. Melody, I can only write this because of who you are as a person, as a teacher, as a mother, and as my partner.
Linton's stories validated my own experiences. At the same time, Curtis possesses a unique view of race and racism since he views it through the prism of privilege while watching two beautiful children actualize the messages they receive from the media, their teachers, and their peers. Dear, I owe it all to you. In sharing my story, I hope that you will better understand your own story and embark on a journey toward a greater understanding of equity and what it takes for all students to succeed. With the goal of delivering results-based professional development efficiently to large numbers of educators, he works with school systems to design comprehensive school improvement plans that integrate workshops, video, electronic media, and other resources.