Closing the Poverty & Culture Gap: Strategies to Reach Every Student (Paperback)

Closing the Poverty & Culture Gap: Strategies to Reach Every Student By Donna E. Walker Tileston (Editor), Sandra K. Darling (Editor) Cover Image
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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 motivational approaches and what educators can do to reach students
  • What research says about the brain's desire to learn
  • How teachers can build on students' prior knowledge
  • The importance of resiliency
  • Teaching procedural and declarative knowledge and preparing students for tests


Product Details
ISBN: 9781412955317
ISBN-10: 1412955319
Publisher: Corwin Publishers
Publication Date: March 31st, 2009
Pages: 120
Language: English