Amazon cover image
Image from Amazon.com

Ableism in education : rethinking school practices and policies / Gillian Parekh.

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Norton books in education | Equity and social justice in education seriesPublisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2022]Copyright date: ©2022Edition: First editionDescription: xxv, 177 pages illustrationsContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781324016793
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 371.9 23
LOC classification:
  • LB1134
Summary: "How we organize children by ability in schools is often rooted in ableism. Ability is so central to schooling-where we explicitly and continuously shape, assess, measure, and report on students' abilities-that ability-based decisions often appear logical and natural. However, how schools respond to ability results in very real, lifelong social and economic consequences. Special education and academic streaming (or tracking) are two of the most prominent ability-based strategies public schools use to organize student learning. Both have had a long and complicated relationship with gender, race, and class. In this down-to-earth guide, Dr. Gillian Parekh unpacks the realities of how ability and disability play out within schooling, including insights from students, teachers, and administrators about the barriers faced by students on the basis of ability. From the challenges with ability testing to gifted programs to the disability rights movement, Parekh shows how ableism is inextricably linked to other forms of bias. Her book is a powerful tool for educators committed to justice-seeking practices in schools"-- Provided by publisher.
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Högskolan Väst Entréplan (2nd floor) Normkritisk 370 Parekh Available 6004300076231
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"How we organize children by ability in schools is often rooted in ableism. Ability is so central to schooling-where we explicitly and continuously shape, assess, measure, and report on students' abilities-that ability-based decisions often appear logical and natural. However, how schools respond to ability results in very real, lifelong social and economic consequences. Special education and academic streaming (or tracking) are two of the most prominent ability-based strategies public schools use to organize student learning. Both have had a long and complicated relationship with gender, race, and class. In this down-to-earth guide, Dr. Gillian Parekh unpacks the realities of how ability and disability play out within schooling, including insights from students, teachers, and administrators about the barriers faced by students on the basis of ability. From the challenges with ability testing to gifted programs to the disability rights movement, Parekh shows how ableism is inextricably linked to other forms of bias. Her book is a powerful tool for educators committed to justice-seeking practices in schools"-- Provided by publisher.

Maskinellt genererad post. Ändra kod för fullständighetsnivå (leader/17), annars kommer manuellt gjorda ändringar att försvinna.

Powered by Koha