Narrowing the Literacy Gap

Narrowing the Literacy Gap

What Works in High-poverty Schools

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Looks at why students in high-poverty schools struggle with literacy achievement, details what specific factors promote success, and provides recommendations for enriching the classroom environment at different grade levels.

Guilford Pr
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.


Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2006
ISBN: 9781593852764
1593852762
9781593852771
1593852770
Characteristics: xi, 195 p. ; 23 cm

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