Culture is the key, the critical mediating factor in increasing student engagement and achievement for African American students. This book details culturally relevant instructional strategies used with some of the most challenging students during Dr. Akua’s fourteen years as a public school teacher. It also documents the most promising practices of Master Teachers he has observed around the country.
This book is an indispensable resource that contains activities and questions for thought, reflection and discussion at the end of each chapter. In addition, it contains embedded, live video links of Dr. Akua explaining critical concepts.