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Evolution Of Deficit Thinking, The
     

Evolution Of Deficit Thinking, The

by Richard R. Valencia
 

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ISBN-10: 0750706643

ISBN-13: 9780750706643

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.

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ISBN-13:
9780750706643
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/11/1997
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)

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