Ribbin", jivin", and playin" the dozens

the persistent dilemma in our schools
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Ballinger Pub. Co. , Cambridge, Mass
Education, Urban -- United States., African Americans -- Education., School discipline -- United States., African American students -- Language., Black Eng

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Other titlesRibbin", jivin" & playin" the dozens.
StatementHerbert L. Foster.
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LC ClassificationsLC5141 .F67 1986
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Paginationxiii, 359 p. :
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Open LibraryOL2532706M
ISBN 100884109828
LC Control Number85013392

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.

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In jivin 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.

Prof. Herb Foster, author of the best selling book, Ribbin’, Jivin’, and Playin’ the Dozens: The Persistent Dilemma in Our Schools, will discuss his recently completed manuscript, Yiddish and Jive in American English, at the Vineyard Haven library at 7 p.m.

on Tuesday, Feb. The manuscript explores how Americans of Jewish and African descent have contributed more words. A rhyming insult contest between two or more urban youths. The authors have many more stories like these to tell, “enough for a second or third book,” Foster said.

But until that next book is written, Foster continues to keep busy. He said he is working on “Yiddish and Jive in Everyday Life,” a companion book to “Ribbin’, Jivin’ and Playin’ the Dozens.”.

The languages of the Jewish and black ghettos have enriched the wider American vernacular, according to this pop-linguistics book.

Foster (Ribbin’ Jivin’ and Playin’ the Dozens,etc.), an emeritus professor of education at the State University of New York at Buffalo, explores the mainstream success of two minority verbal cultures. After a fun but pretty hard vocabulary test Author: Herbert L. Foster.

A native of Edgartown now, Mr. Foster, 90, is a lifelong educator and professor emeritus of the State University of New York School of Education.

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He has written extensively about Yiddish and Jive since when he published his first book on the subject: Ribbin’, Jivin’, and Playin’ the Dozens: The Persistent Dilemma in Our Schools. The second edition of Herb’s book Ribbin’, Jivin’, and Playin’ the Dozens: The Persistent Dilemma In our Schools is available both for a Kindle and as a paper back : Author, speaker, consultant.

Herbert Foster, Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens: The Unrecognized Dilemma of Inner-city Schools, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger, →ISBN, page 6: In response, black groups accuse school personnel of practicing genocide and " menticide " (miseducation) for allowing black children to get away with conduct they would not condone.

Ribbin’, Jivin’, and Playin’ the Dozens is another in a long list of studies that examines the complex relationship between inner-city. Herb Foster is an Emeritus Professor at SUNY/Buffalo, a WWII veteran, and lives on Martha’s Vineyard.

He is also a researcher, NPR and MVTV host, writer, author of several books including the bestselling Ribbin’, Jivin’, and Playin’ the Dozens. Author Event, Book Signing and Reception to follow. Tickets $ Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens is a well written, drama-tically realistic book that is well worth reading, especially for new beginning teachers not familiar with the harsh world of teaching in an inner-city environment.

In the end, it is most valuable for reminding us of the bitter truths of the education of minority. He is also a member of the Martha's Vineyard Museum. This is Tom's sixth book with The History Press. Visit for more information. Herb Foster is a World War II veteran and retired college professor.

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He is also a member of the Martha's Vineyard Museum. This is Tom's sixth book with The History Press. Visit for more information. Herb Foster is a World War II veteran and retired college professor.

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He describes his first day on the job in his book, “Ribbin’, Jivin’, and Playin’ the Dozens: The Persistent Dilemma in Our Schools,” which in went into its second edition; it was Author: Connie Berry. Written by Herb Foster. Herb, a first-time Jewrotica writer, is the author of the best-selling Ribbin’, Jivin’, and Playin’ the Dozens and is working on the manuscript Ghetto to Ghetto: Yiddish and Jive in Everyday is also our most mature contributor to date at 84 years old and is President Emeritus of the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center.

NEA is a Propaganda Organization. Schools are the biggest culprits in emasculating young boys. Debra H. | /08/ This is a terrific article.

Very positive and thought provoking. Let's rethink how we are educating our kids, and for the sake of our boys let's do it better and differently.

Kendra Grant | /06/  Herbert L. Foster, a professor of education at the State University of New York at Buffalo, wrote a book titled ''Ribbin', Jivin' and Playin' .