High-expectation Curricula

High-expectation Curricula

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Despite growing evidence that all students will benefit from engaging and challenging instruction, many struggling students continue to experience a circumscribed curriculum that emphasizes low-level skills. Featuring contributions from emerging and well-known researchers, this important volume is about the enactment of high-expectation curricula in everyday practice. Chapters document specific classroom strategies that make a difference in the learning of students from low socioeconomic backgrounds and cultural and linguistic minority communities. While the book focuses on language and literacy instruction, key chapters on math and science also demonstrate high-expectation teaching across the curriculum. Book Features: A broad framework for creating high-expectation curricula in underperforming K12 schools, clear illustrations of what alternative literacy practices look like, powerful examples of rich math and science instruction, research-based strategies for second language learners, students with disabilities, and struggling readers, an incisive critique of the qdeficit-drivenq curricula that dominates in underachieving schools and classrooms.... of 100 students each, starting in 4th grade, were instructed daily in mathematics in classes of approximately 25 students ... packet of five tasks every Monday; they worked on one task/ problem each day during the designated a€œ reviewa€ period.

Title:High-expectation Curricula
Author:Curt Dudley-Marling, Sarah Michaels
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2012


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