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Author Gorski, Paul.
Title Reaching and teaching students in poverty : strategies for erasing the opportunity gap / Paul C. Gorski.
Published New York : Teachers College Press, [2013]
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 Floor3  LC4091 .G595 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Multicultural education series
Multicultural education series (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-188) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Imagining equitable classrooms and schools for low-income youth : an equity literacy approach -- The inequality mess we're in : a class and poverty primer -- The trouble with the "culture of poverty" and other stereotypes about people in poverty -- Class inequities beyond school walls and why they matter at school -- The achievement--er, opportunity--gap in school -- Been there, done that, didn't work : the most popular ineffective strategies for teaching students in poverty -- What works (when adapted to your specific context, of course) : instructional strategies that are effective, equitable, and even data-driven -- The mother of all strategies : committing to working with rather than on families in poverty -- Expanding our spheres of influence : advocating for school, district, regional, and national change for the educational good.
Subject Children with social disabilities -- Education -- United States.
Poor children -- Education -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Poverty -- United States.
ISBN 9780807754573 paperback alkaline paper
0807754579 paperback alkaline paper
9780807754580 hardcover alkaline paper
0807754587 hardcover alkaline paper
OCLC number 853435855