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EDEC 5470: Constructions of Guidance in Early Childhood Classrooms: Required Readings

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Required Readings for EDEC 5470

1. Adichie, C. N. (2009, July). The Danger of a Single Story (video). TED Conferences. uage=en

2. Blaise, M. (2005). Playing it Straight: Uncovering Gender Discourses in the Early Childhood Classroom. Routledge: New York, New York. (Ch. 

3. Cowhey, M. (2006). Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in the Primary Grades.  Portsmouth, NH: Stenhouse Publishers. (Ch. 6)

4. Crenshaw, K. (2016, October). The Urgency of Intersectionality (video). TED Conferences. en

5. Cruz, M. C. (2020). Risk. Fail. Rise: A Teacher’s Guide to Learning from Mistakes. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. (Ch. 2, Ch. 6) 

6. Eakins, S (Host). How to Deal with “Troublemakers” in the Classroom (No. 72) (Audio Podcast Episode). In Leading Equity. Libsyn.

7. Eakins, S (Host). How to Deconolize Your Classroom: Five Essentials Every Teacher Must No (No. 86)(Audio Podcast Episode). In Leading Equity. Libsyn.

8. Education for Liberation Network. (2020, July 12). Repurposing our Pedagogies (video). YouTube.

9. Grieshaber, S. & Cannella, G. S. (2001). Embracing Identities in Early Childhood Education: Diversity and Possibilities. New York, NY: Teachers College Press. (Ch. 1, Ch. 6)

10. Larremore, A. (2014). Disrupting Gendered Pedagogies in the Early Childhood Classroom. New York, NY: Peter Lang. (Ch. 1) This request 

11. McKibbin, S. (2021, Oct 1). Carla Shalaby on Radically Inclusive Discipline. Retrieved from

12. Minor, K. (2018, Nov 4). What’s the Heartbeat of Your Classroom? Retrieved from

13. Pacini-Ketchabaw. V., Nxumalo, F., Kocher, L., Elliot, E., & Sanchez, A. (2015) Journeys: Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Practices through Pedagogical Narration.  North York, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division. (Ch. 3)

14. Ropers-Huilman, B. (1998). Feminist Teaching in Theory and Practice: Situating Power and Knowledge in Poststructural Classrooms (Critical Issues in Curriculum). New York, NY: Teachers College Press. (Ch. 2)

15. Shalaby, C. (2017). Troublemakers: Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School. New York, NY: The New Press (the preface)

16. Swadener, B. B., Lundy, L., Habashi, J., & Blanchet-Cohen, N. (2013). Childrenʼs Rights and Education: International Perspectives (Rethinking Childhood). New York, NY: Peter Lang. (Ch. 5) 

17. Ted-Ed Educator Talks. (2020, February 26). The Importance of Affirming Student Identity (video). YouTube.

18. Tobin, J. (1997). Making a Place for Pleasure in Early Childhood Education. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. (Ch. 1)

19. Wedekind, K.O., & Thompson, C.H. (2020). Hands Down, Speak Out: Listening and Talking Across Literacy and Math. Portsmouth, NH: Stenhouse Publishers. (Ch. 1)

20. Wein, C.A. (2004). From Policing to Participation: Overturning the Rules and Creating Amiable Classrooms. Young Children. 59(1), 34-40.

21. Brandt, R. S. (1995). Punished by rewards? A conversation with Alfie KohnEducational Leadership53, 13–16.

22. Curwin, R. (2012, Mar 6). Six reasons rewards don't work Edutopia. Retrieved from

23. Meredith, T. (2018, July 1). Ditching your classroom reward system ACSD. Retrieved from

24. Curwin, R. (2012, Feb 23). How to motivate learning: Alternatives to rewards Edutopia. Retrieved from

25. Rodriguez, M. (2019, Aug 16). Growing writers: Eight alternatives to extrinsic rewards Two Writing Teachers. Retrieved from 

26. Responsive Classroom. (2015, Apr 17). Teaching without using rewards Retrieved from

27. Bennett, C. (2020, Feb 12).Choice motivates students when rewards and punishments don't work Retrieved from

28. Bryan, N. (2021). Chapter 1: Are Black boys well? Anti-Black misandry in the academic and social landscape of Black boys in early childhood education. Toward a BlackBoyCrit Pedagogy: Black Boys, Male Teachers, and Early Childhood Classroom Practices (Vol. 1). Routledge.

29. Wright, B. (2019). Black boys matter: Cultivating their identity, agency, and voice. Teaching Young Children, 12(3), 4-7.

30. Wright, B. L. (2019). Black boys matter: Strategies for a culturally responsive classroom. Teaching Young Children, 12(4), 20-22.

31.TedX Talks. (2020, July 14). Decriminalizing our Elementary School Boys of Color. YouTube. Closed captioning is available through YouTube.
Momentous Institute. (2015, Dec 16). Chase the why.

32. Jackson, R. (2021). After a Year of Trauma for All, How Can We Discipline More FairlyEducational Leadership79(2), 45–49.

33. Teaching Tolerance. (2016). Reframing classroom management: A toolkit for educators. Learning for Justice. Retrieved from 

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