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Teaching for meaning in high-poverty classrooms

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Published by Teachers College Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Children with social disabilities -- Education (Elementary) -- United States,
  • Education, Elementary -- Curricula -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-233) and index.

StatementMichael S. Knapp with Nancy E. Adelman ... [et al.] ; foreword by John I. Goodlad.
ContributionsKnapp, Michael S. 1946-
LC ClassificationsLC4091 .T436 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1120331M
ISBN 100807734241, 0807734233
LC Control Number94046779

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and Freppon () document that children from high-poverty backgrounds gain knowledge of written narrative more successfully in classrooms that emphasize more holistic uses and functions of language. In these classrooms, conversations among students, and among students and teachers, are seen as critical to student achievement and understanding. “At last, a book that helps us see and feel what a ‘no excuses’ approach to teaching is like in urban classrooms! This close look at teachers and students in high-poverty settings gives new meaning to ‘all children can learn.’ A must read for those who are serious about closing the achievement gap.”Manufacturer: Teachers College Press. effective in teaching children to read. Some studies looked at the differences between effective schools and ineffective schools defined in terms of assessment scores. Other studies analyzed the effectiveness of various teaching strategies in reading reform. Effective elementary schools Educational performance, particularly in poverty.   Christopher Emdin is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as associate director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education. The creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement and Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S., Emdin was named the Multicultural Educator of the Year by the 5/5(1).