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The Importance of average : playing the game of school to increase success and achievement

Author: Stephen J Farenga
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Farenga
ISBN: 9780742570139 0742570134
OCLC Number: 711046176
Description: xxvii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Average anyone? --
The invisible majority: making average exceptional --
Intelligence: that beguiling phenomenon --
Success for the average: effort, aiblity, or luck? --
The right start in reading and writing: the development of language and literacy --
The right start in mathematics: the development of mathematical thinking --
The right start in science: the development of scientific thinking --
The right start in social studies: building a foundation for an informed citizenry --
The myth of average intelligence.
Responsibility: Stephen J. Farenga [and others].

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The Importance of Average by Farenga, Ness, Johnson, and Johnson builds a sensible argument for paying more attention to the large group of nearly invisible learners in our schools. The authors' Read more...

 
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