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Touching the Spirit®: Five Teaching and Learning Patterns: Ritual; Rhythm; Recitation; Repetition; Relationships
- #44: Affirmation/ Recitation: I Stand Tall
- #27: Touching the Spirit African American Culture-Centered Teaching and Brain/Mind Research
- #98: : The “High Road “Approach to Building Classroom Community and Discipline
- #75: Memorization is Good??? When and Why
Touching the Spirit: Nine Supportive Practices
- 1.Expectations of Excellence; 2.Continual Search for Patterns; 3.Insistence on Working Toward Mastery; 4.Teacher Modeling of Skills and Processes; 5.Intensive Direct Instruction and Practice; 6.Study of African and African American Philosophical Thought; 7.Focus on Discourse, Inquiry, and Creative and Symbolic Thinking; 8.Using Knowledge for Transformative Social Criticism and Community Action; 9.In-Depth Study and Performance of African and African American Culture and Extensive Study of African and African American History.
- #72: A Very “Heavy” ** Stack of Books
- #89: Stack of Books #3: The Role of Culture in Education
- #93: Juneteenth –Some Thoughts
- #100: Ebonics –The Truth! – Ebonics Research and Plans for Teaching Mainstream American English