Creating the Opportunity to Learn Moving from Research to Practice to Close the Achievement Gap

ISBN-10: 1416613064

ISBN-13: 9781416613060

Edition: 2011

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Two giants in the fields of education, psychology, and equity A. Wade Boykin and Pedro Noguera reveal bold truths about the achievement gap and provide you with a promising framework focused on key factors drawn from successful schools. Here's your opportunity to understand why some school districts are making more progress than others, to make sure you're focused on what really works, and to build the capacity of high-performance, high-poverty schools.
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 9/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 231
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Pedro Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University. He holds tenured faculty appointments in the departments of Teaching and Learning and Humanities and Social Sciences at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Development and in the Department of Sociology at New York University. He is also the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education and the co-Director of the Institute for the Study of Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings (IGEMS).He is the author of The Imperatives of Power: Political Change and the Social Basis of Regime Support in Grenada (Peter Lang Publishers, 1997), City Schools and the American Dream (Teachers College Press 2003), Unfinished Business: Closing the Achievement Gap in Our Nation's Schools (Josey Bass, 2006) City Kids, City Teachers with Bill Ayers and Greg Michie (New Press 2008), and his most recent book is The Trouble With Black Boys...and Other Reflections on Race, Equity and the Future of Public Education (Wiley and Sons, 2008). Noguera has also appeared as a regular commentator on educational issues on CNN, National Public Radio, and other national news outlets.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Understanding the Achievement Gap
What are the Dimensions of the Gap?
What's Race Got to Do with It?
Analayzing the Research
Engagement
Guiding Functions
Asset-Focused Factors: Interpersonal Relationships
Asset-Focused Factors: Intersubjectivity
Asset-Focused Factors: Information-Processing Quality
Applying What We Know
Why are Some Schools Making More Progress Than Others?
What can we do to Close the Gap?
Notes
References
Index
About the Authors
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