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Evolution Of Deficit Thinking, The / Edition 1
     

Evolution Of Deficit Thinking, The / Edition 1

by Richard R. Valencia
 

ISBN-10: 0750706651

ISBN-13: 9780750706650

Pub. Date: 03/11/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Deficit thinking refers to the notion that students, particularly low income minority students, fail in school because they and their families experience deficiencies that obstruct the leaning process (e.g. limited intelligence, lack of motivation, inadequate home socialization). Tracing the evolution of deficit thinking, the authors debunk the pseudo-science and

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Deficit thinking refers to the notion that students, particularly low income minority students, fail in school because they and their families experience deficiencies that obstruct the leaning process (e.g. limited intelligence, lack of motivation, inadequate home socialization). Tracing the evolution of deficit thinking, the authors debunk the pseudo-science and offer more plausible explanations of why students fail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750706650
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/11/1997
Series:
The Stanford Series on Education & Public Policy
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.61(d)

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