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About Jarvis R. Givens
Jarvis R. Givens is an assistant professor of education and African & African American studies at Harvard University. He specializes in the history of African American education and his first book, Fugitive Pedagogy: Carter G. Woodson and the Art of Black Teaching, was published in 2021 by Harvard University Press. His research has been supported by fellowships and grants from the Ford Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and published in The Atlantic, LA Review of Books, American Education Research Journal, Souls, Harvard Educational Review, and Race Ethnicity and Education. Professor Givens earned his PhD in African American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
About The LP: Literature in Practice
UnboundEd's goal is to instill the GLEAM™ (Grade-Level, Engaging, Affirming, and Meaningful) instructional framework into classrooms across the nation with professional development, curated programs, and now with a brand new podcast series, The LP: Literature in Practice. Host Brandon White interviews the authors of today’s thought-provoking educational literature and connects the text to GLEAM.
About Brandon White
Brandon White is a former middle school ELA teacher and Restorative Practices educator for the Rochester City School District. He has worked for seven years as a servant leader intern and site coordinator for Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools Summer Literacy Programs in Rochester. He has also advocated for these practices through his participation in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Teacher Advisory Council and through providing professional development at BMGF-sponsored Elevate and Celebrate Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) Conferences.
- Database: Black Teacher Archive
- Seminar: (Under) Common Schools: The Origins of African American Education
- Article: “I'ma teacher, I'm gonna always protect you”: Understanding black educators' protection of black children by Maxine McKinney de Royston, Tia C. Madkins, Jarvis R. Givens, and Na’ilah Suad Nasir
- Article: “I Do This for All of the Reasons America Doesn't Want Me To”: The Organic Pedagogies of Black Male Instructors by kihana miraya ross, Na’ilah Suad Nasir, Jarvis R. Givens, Maxine McKinney de Royston, Sepehr Vakil, Tia C. Madkins and David Philoxene
- Webinar: Zinn Education Project- 'Fugitive Pedagogy' with Jarvis Givens
- Podcast: Harvard EdCast- Vanessa Siddle Walker
- Podcast: The Complexion of Teaching and Learning- Episode 2: "Separate, But Equal, But Resistant"