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Closing the Poverty and Culture Gap : Strategies to Reach Every Student.

Author: Donna E Walker Tileston; Sandra K Darling
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2009.
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Use instructional practices that lead students of poverty and diverse cultures to success! Donna Walker Tileston and Sandra K. Darling provide instructional strategies to help teachers improve learning in students of diverse cultures and poverty. This research-based book presents a six-part framework that builds on students' assets and strengths. The authors discuss: Why some cultures are "turned off" by typical  Read more...
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Tileston, Donna E. Walker.
Closing the Poverty and Culture Gap : Strategies to Reach Every Student.
Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donna E Walker Tileston; Sandra K Darling
ISBN: 9781412955317 1412955319
OCLC Number: 958574941
Description: 1 online resource (121 pages)
Contents: Foreword by Belinda WilliamsAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorsIntroduction1. Culture and Poverty2. Motivation From Within3. Resiliency: Why It Matters4. Teaching Declarative Knowledge5. Teaching Procedural Knowledge (or Process)6. The Role of Leadership in the Poverty School7. Closing the Achievement GapsReferencesIndex

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Improve achievement in diverse classrooms with a six-part framework to help learners become motivated, create connections from prior knowledge, and acquire procedural and declarative knowledge.  Read more...

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"Provides a rich collection of research for instructional strategies. The combination of a call to action and supporting strategies provides a tool kit for instructional leaders." -- Mary Reeve, Read more...

 
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