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Teaching reading to black adolescent males : closing the achievement gap

Author: Alfred W Tatum
Publisher: Portland, Me. : Stenhouse Publishers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
For those who truly wish to leave no child behind, the racial achievement gap in literacy is one of the most difficult issues in education today, and nowhere does it manifest itself more perniciously than in the case of black adolescent males. Approaching the problem from the inside, Alfred Tatum brings together his various experiences as a black male student, middle school teacher working with struggling black male  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tatum, Alfred W.
Teaching reading to black adolescent males.
Portland, Me. : Stenhouse Publishers, ©2005
(DLC) 2006044255
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred W Tatum
ISBN: 9781571108500 1571108505 1282918869 9781282918863 1571103937 9781571103932 9786612918865 6612918861
OCLC Number: 607915020
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 165 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Literacy development in black adolescent males --
Turmoil and the promise of reading --
Black males and the reading achievement gap --
Reconceptualizing the role of literacy instruction --
Structuring curriculum orientations that empower students --
A culturally responsive approach to literacy teaching --
Using a comprehensive framework --
Discussing texts --
Strengthening the assessment profile --
Establishing a professional-development community --
Conducting teacher inquiries.
Responsibility: Alfred W. Tatum.


Presents the experiences of a black male student, a middle-school teacher working with struggling black male readers, a reading specialist in an urban primary school, and a staff developer in  Read more...


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