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Ribbin", jivin", and playin" the dozens the persistent dilemma in our schools by Herbert L. Foster

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Published by Ballinger Pub. Co. in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Education, Urban -- United States.,
  • African Americans -- Education.,
  • School discipline -- United States.,
  • African American students -- Language.,
  • Black English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesRibbin", jivin" & playin" the dozens.
StatementHerbert L. Foster.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC5141 .F67 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 359 p. :
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2532706M
ISBN 100884109828
LC Control Number85013392

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  Ribbin' Jivin' and Playin' The Dozens by Herbert L Foster, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). In this paper, William Wilbanks discusses Herbert Foster's "Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens," a book on the relationship between inner city youth and their teachers. The book's title derives from three types of games often played in the classroom: ribbing, a verbal game of taunting other students or the teacher; jiving, which involves manipulative techniques to . Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens: The Unrecognized Dilemma of Inner City Schools. Foster, Herbert L. This book suggests a new model or new approach to the social systems operating in inner city schools which affect teaching and learning. Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens: The Unrecognized Dilemma of Inner City Schools. Herbert L. Foster.

Yet, after reading Ribbin’, Jivin, and Playin’ the Dozens: The Persistent Dilemma in Our Schools, teachers learned how to teach black males. Through 99 Realities and other examples, Ribbin’, describes, discusses, and explains black male street corner language and behavior and how it is played out in the classroom/5(2). Introduction - getting it off my chest --The unrecognized dilemma of inner city schools --A historical perspective concerning inner city conditioning experiences --Jive lexicon and verbal communication problems --Ribbin', jivin', and playin' the dozens: classroom contests --Discipline - . Why ribbin' is even more important today --Getting it off my chest --Unrecognized dilemma of all of our schools --Historical perspective concerning inner city and lower economic conditioning experiences --Jive lexicon and verbal communication --Ribbin', jivin' and playin' the dozens --Discipline --Communicating through dress and personal grooming. In Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens: The Persistent Dilemma in Our Schools, Herbert L. Foster writes: "Shuckin' and jivin' is a verbal and physical technique some blacks use to avoid difficulty, to accommodate some authority figure, and in the extreme, to save a life or to save oneself from being beaten physically or psychologically.".

Ribbin’ is the only book available to help teachers, school administrators, and counselors do a better job of understanding and educating black males and not referring them for special education or to be disciplined. Ribbin’ Jivin’ and Playin’ the Dozens: The Persistent Dilemma In Our Schools (2nd Ed) can be purchased from Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens is a well-written, dramatically realistic book, especially for beginning teachers not familiar with the harsh world of the inner-city environment. In the end, it is most valuable for reminding us of the bitter truths of the education of minority children. I share Foster's zeal and humanitarian concern. Definition of play the dozens in the Idioms Dictionary. play the dozens phrase. What does play the dozens expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. Chapter 11 attempts to explain why people play the dozens. By this point in the book it is clear that there is no unified theory or definition of this ritual. The Dozens: A.   In 's Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens: The Persistent Dilemma in Our Schools, And here's an example from the book Airtight Willie & Me by Iceberg Slim, Author: Elspeth Reeve.