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White Teacher Summary
Vivian Paley

Everything you need to understand or teach White Teacher by Vivian Paley.

  • White Teacher Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 White Teacher Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

White Teacher Summary

Plot Summary

White Teacher is a non-fiction book written by kindergarten teacher Vivian Gussin Paley. Mrs. Paley shares with honesty her experiences teaching in an integrated school during a time when racial tensions were at their highest in the world outside of her classroom. Mrs. Paley wanted to be the best teacher she could be to all her students, but was unsure how to address racial differences within the classroom. Advised to ignore race and focus on behavior, Mrs. Paley quickly came to the realization that ignoring race gave the wrong message to both the black and white children. Mrs. Paley began openly acknowledging race in her classroom while at the same time tackling many of her own struggles with race and racial stereotypes that influenced her every action in and out of the classroom. White Teacher is an honest, direct look at the struggle teachers face in their attempts...

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