Carl Grant, a leading authority on multicultural education, offers a constructive action plan to help teachers affirm and support their studentsAe diverse individual and group identities while simultaneously developing pedagogies that will enable them to close the achievement gap.aTeach! Change! Empower! introduces a step-by-step change processufrom ackwledging the need for change to implementation of changeuand presents a model for creating schools that are: Places where students can have significant achievementsCulturally relevant environments for studentsPlaces where power is used to promote caring communities
Carl A. Grant is Hoefs-Bascom Professor of teacher education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work for more than thirty years has been with teachers and administrators who commit to improve students' achievement, enrich their knowledge and skill set in multicultural social justice, culturally responsive curriculum development, and teaching. He has written several books and many articles for teachers that address student achievement, curriculum development, teaching strategies, and parent-teacher engagement.