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The educator's handbook for understanding and closing achievement gaps

Joseph Murphy 1949-

c2010

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  • Title:
    The educator's handbook for understanding and closing achievement gaps
  • Author: Joseph Murphy 1949-
  • Description: Cover; Contents; About the Author; Part I - Background; Chapter 1 - Bringing Achievement Gaps Into Focus; Chapter 2 - Portraying and Tracking Achievement Gaps; Part II - Grinding up Hope: Explaining the Development and Persistence of Achievement Gaps; Chapter 3 - Environmental Causes of Achievement Gaps: An Introduction; Chapter 4 - Environmental Causes of Achievement Gaps: Socioeconomic Status; Chapter 5 - Environmental Causes of Achievement Gaps: Family Environment; Chapter 6 - Environmental Causes of the Achievement Gap: Community, Racism, and Individual Differences
    Chapter 7 - Environmental Causes of Achievement Gaps: Out-of-School Learning ExperiencesChapter 8 - Schooling Causes of the Achievement Gap: The Instructional Program; Chapter 9 - Schooling Causes of the Achievement Gap: School Culture, Structure, and Support; Part III - Opening the Doors of Possibility: Strategies for Closing Achievement Gaps; Chapter 10 - Closing Achievement Gaps: Focusing on the Social and Economic Environment; Chapter 11 - Closing Achievement Gaps: A Focus on Schooling; References; Index
    This book synthesizes the research in the field to help head teachers understand the achievement gap and provides strategies to address the external society factors and internal school factors that contribute to this issue.
  • Publication Date: c2010
  • Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin ; London : SAGE distributor
  • Format: 1 online resource (305 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4522-7296-4;ISBN 1-4522-1925-7;ISBN 1-4522-0914-6
  • Subjects: Academic achievement; Educational change; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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