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Basic Black; Tools Of Engagement


MASTER THERESA PERRY, JAMES ANDERSON, PETER MURRELL Program #3813 Program Title: EOE: Tools of Engagement Producer: Valerie Linson Tape Date: 3/15/07 Length: 26:46 Air Date: 4/12/07 B Studio Control

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Basic Black
Tools Of Engagement
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Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

This is a special for Eye on Education week.

The days of gold stars and blue ribbons have long gone but the need to motivate students remains strong. Cash, cars, laptops, or AP classes? What are the incentives that work and are those incentives a reflection on the learning environment? Do students of color require different motivational methods? How can teachers become partners in engaging the 21st century student in the learning experience?

This episode of Basic Black brings together leading education advocates for a roundtable discussion on the issue of tools for motivating and engaging students of color.



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Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
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