Not Light, but Fire by Matthew R. Kay audiobook

Not Light, but Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom

By Matthew R. Kay
Read by David Sadzin

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11.52 Hours 1
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Do you feel prepared to initiate and facilitate meaningful, productive dialogues about race in your classroom? Are you looking for practical strategies to engage with your students? Inspired by Frederick Douglass's abolitionist call to action, "it is not light that is needed, but fire" Matthew Kay has spent his career learning how to lead students through the most difficult race conversations. Kay not only makes the case that high school classrooms are one of the best places to have those conversations, but he also offers a method for getting them right, providing candid guidance on: &#9679 How to recognize the difference between meaningful and inconsequential race conversations. &#9679 How to build conversational "safe spaces," not merely declare them. &#9679 How to infuse race conversations with urgency and purpose. &#9679 How to thrive in the face of unexpected challenges. &#9679 How administrators might equip teachers to thoughtfully engage in these conversations.

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Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Do you feel prepared to initiate and facilitate meaningful, productive dialogues about race in your classroom? Are you looking for practical strategies to engage with your students?

Inspired by Frederick Douglass's abolitionist call to action, "it is not light that is needed, but fire" Matthew Kay has spent his career learning how to lead students through the most difficult race conversations. Kay not only makes the case that high school classrooms are one of the best places to have those conversations, but he also offers a method for getting them right, providing candid guidance on:

&#9679 How to recognize the difference between meaningful and inconsequential race conversations.

&#9679 How to build conversational "safe spaces," not merely declare them.

&#9679 How to infuse race conversations with urgency and purpose.

&#9679 How to thrive in the face of unexpected challenges.

&#9679 How administrators might equip teachers to thoughtfully engage in these conversations.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Sadzin's delivery is consistently focused, creating a rich learning environment that makes this listening experience vital. AudioFile
“[Matthew R. Kay] writes with clarity, passion, and backs up everything he says with experiences or history that hits you right in the chest…We owe it to our students to listen to what Matthew Kay has to say.” Jacob Chastain, literacy coach and producer, Teach Me, Teacher podcast
“While Kay’s audiobook on discussing race focuses on skills for teachers, its theme is important for everyone, and David Sadzin’s narration engages listeners beyond the target audience…Sadzin’s delivery is consistently focused, creating a rich learning environment that makes this listening experience vital. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: Matthew R. Kay

Author Bio: Matthew R. Kay

Matthew R. Kay is a proud product of Philadelphia’s public schools and a founding teacher at Science Leadership Academy. He is a graduate of West Chester University and holds a master’s degree in educational leadership with a principals’ certificate from California University of Pennsylvania.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Educational
Runtime: 11.52
Audience: Adult
Language: English