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					                      The Kids Left Behind
               Authors: Robert D Barr & William H Parrett

                                     Date Available:    25 March 2010
                                     ISBN:              978 1 74239 353 7
                                     Code:              SOT3537
                                     RRP:               $48.95
                                     Format:            A4 / 232 pages
                                     Age Range:         Years P-12
                                     Category:          Teaching Strategies
                                     Subject:           Poverty in Education




Summary:
Successfully reach and teach the underachieving children of poverty with the help of this
comprehensive resource. The authors have compiled 18 timely research studies to reveal
an abundance of practical, usable best-practice strategies you can implement at district,
school and classroom levels. Keep this collection of relevant research topics close at hand
to access: Essential leadership characteristics to improve student achievement; Strategies
for engaging parents, the community, and schools to work together; How to maintain high
expectations for the underachieving children of poverty; Methods for creating a culture of
assessment and data literacy.

Supporting Resources:
     • Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids’ Brains and What
         Schools Can Do About It—(109074)
     • Poverty Is NOT a Learning Disability: Equalising Opportunities for Low SES students—
         (CO3414)
     • Removing the Mask: Giftedness in Poverty—(29003)
     • Think Rather of Zebra: Dealing with Aspects of Poverty Through Story—(43752)




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