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EDUC 6206 Creating Positive, Safe, and Effective Learning Environments: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6206 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

Please enter your myWalden user name and password at the prompt.

Banks, J. A. (2006). Improving race relations in schools: From theory and research to practice. Journal of Social Issues, 62(3), 607–614.

Bondy, E., Ross, D., Gallingane, C., & Hambacher, E. (2007). Creating environments of success and resilience: Culturally responsive classroom management and more. Urban Education, 42(4), 326−348.

Brewer, M. B. (2007). The importance of being we: Human nature and intergroup relations. American Pscyhologist, 62(8), 728–738.

Costa, A., & Kallick, B. (2008). Learning and leading with habits of mind: 16 essential characteristics for success. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Greene, R. W. (2010). Calling all frequent flyers. Educational Leadership, 68(2), 28–34.

Hawley, W. D., & Nieto, S. (2010). Another inconvenient truth: Race and ethnicity matter. Educational Leadership, 68(3), 66–71.

Hinduja, S., & Patchin, J. W. (2011). High-tech cruelty. Educational Leadership, 68(5), 48–52. 

Hitz, M. M., Sonners, M. C., & Jenlink, C. L. (2007). The looping classroom. Young Children, 62(2), 80–84.

Johnson, D., & Johnson, R. (2004). Implementing the “Teaching Students to Be Peacemakers Program.” Theory Into Practice, 43(1), 68−79.

King, K. A., Kozleski, E. B., & Lansdowne, K. (2009). Where are all the students of color in gifted education? Principal, 88(5), 16–20.

Meyer, G. (2010). School-based mentoring: Room for improvement. Social Policy Report, 24(3), 25.

Saifer, S., & Barton, R. (2007). Promoting culturally responsive standards-based teaching. Principal Leadership, 8(1), 24−28.

Smith, R., & Lambert, M. (2008). Assuming the best. Educational Leadership, 66(1), 16–20.

Sparks, S. D. (2010). Time and stability seen as key ingredients for school-based mentoring. Education Week, 30(4), 12–13.

Sugai, G., & Horner, R. H. (2008). What we know and need to know about preventing problem behavior in schools. Exceptionality, 16(2), 67−77.

Vail, K. (2009). From words to action. American School Board Journal, 196(9), 40–45.

Wolk, R. (2010). Education: The case for making it personal. Educational Leadership, 67(7), 16–21.