Narrowing the literacy gap : what works in high-poverty schools
- Diane M. Barone.
- New York : Guilford Press, c2006.
- Physical description
- xi, 195 p. ; 23 cm.
- Solving problems in the teaching of literacy.
- Barone, Diane M.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction. Learning from Students over Time. Looking at Students' Literacy Learning. Learning from Teachers. Widening the Lens: Multiple Perspectives on Teaching and Learning. Conundrums and Discoveries Along the Way. Appendix.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This engaging book offers new insights and information on why students in high-poverty schools struggle with literacy achievement and what specific factors promote success. Findings from a unique study are translated into clear recommendations for enriching the classroom environment at different grade levels and helping all children, including English language learners, become highly skilled readers and writers. Packed with compelling observations and data, the book illustrates the realities of day-to-day life in the classroom, provides snapshots of exemplary instructional practices, and emphasizes the key role of teacher-student interactions in overcoming barriers to learning.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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- Solving problems in the teaching of literacy
- 1593852770 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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