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Sit down and shut up : how discipline can set students free, Cinque Henderson

Label
Sit down and shut up : how discipline can set students free
Title
Sit down and shut up
Title remainder
how discipline can set students free
Statement of responsibility
Cinque Henderson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On his first day as a substitute teacher, Cinque Henderson was cursed and yelled at by a class of 11th graders. One kid openly threatened him. Cinque, not wanting trouble, called the hall monitor, who escorted the student to the office. But five minutes later, the office sent him back. He carried a note that simply read, "OK to return to class." That was it: no suspension, no detention, no phone call home, no picking up trash after school, no sidebar conversation with the office to figure out how they could intervene. In the generation since Henderson had gone to public school in a poor black town in the rural South, the world had undergone dramatic change. Sit Down and Shut Up: How Discipline Can Set Children Free, part memoir, part jeremiad, is a passionate and personal analysis of that change, the story of Henderson's single year as substitute teacher in some of America's toughest schools. Henderson found that the culprits for the failures of our worst schools weren't some endless stream of unqualified teachers, but rather the result of population in crisis. He soon came to see that public school classrooms were hothouse laboratories/microcosms--chaotic, teeming, vibrant, tough--of all our nation's most vexing issues of race and class. Beneath the surface, the legacy and stain of race--the price of generational trauma, the cost of fatherlessness, the failures of capitalism, the false promise of meritocracy--played itself out in every single interaction Henderson had. Henderson also found solutions, namely a recommitment to the notion that discipline--emotional, psychological, behavioral and moral--wisely and properly understood, patiently and justly administered--was the only proper route to freedom and opportunity for generations of poor youth"--
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Biography type
autobiography
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LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Henderson, Cinque
Dewey number
371.50973
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2844.1.S8
LC item number
H46 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henderson, Cinque
  • Substitute teachers
  • School discipline
  • At-risk youth
  • Problem youth
  • School discipline
  • Substitute teachers
  • United States
Label
Sit down and shut up : how discipline can set students free, Cinque Henderson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-232) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Kids' rights, or by all means, vote for that idiot! -- Broken windows -- Gems, knuckleheads, and assholes -- A candid world -- Stamped from the beginning -- The child is father to the man -- Less than zero tolerance -- Follow the money -- What it means to be distracted -- Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. -- Super sub -- Final days -- What can we do now?
Control code
on1033563856
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 240 pages
Isbn
9781250101884
Lccn
2018002237
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Sit down and shut up : how discipline can set students free, Cinque Henderson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-232) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Kids' rights, or by all means, vote for that idiot! -- Broken windows -- Gems, knuckleheads, and assholes -- A candid world -- Stamped from the beginning -- The child is father to the man -- Less than zero tolerance -- Follow the money -- What it means to be distracted -- Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. -- Super sub -- Final days -- What can we do now?
Control code
on1033563856
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 240 pages
Isbn
9781250101884
Lccn
2018002237
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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