Students at Risk in At-Risk Schools: Improving Environments for Learning / Edition 1

Students at Risk in At-Risk Schools: Improving Environments for Learning / Edition 1

by Hersh Waxman, Judith W. De Felix, Hersholt C. Waxman, H. Prentice Baptiste
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803940033

ISBN-13: 9780803940031

Pub. Date: 09/28/1992

Publisher: SAGE Publications

What can educational leaders and teachers do to assist at-risk students? This volume examines educators' responsibility for students who fail, the dropout issue and school reform; contributors also explore learning differences, technologies available for learning, effective classroom environments, specific methods for improving leadership, training programmes for

Overview

What can educational leaders and teachers do to assist at-risk students? This volume examines educators' responsibility for students who fail, the dropout issue and school reform; contributors also explore learning differences, technologies available for learning, effective classroom environments, specific methods for improving leadership, training programmes for education professionals and action plans for quality education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803940031
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/28/1992
Series:
At Risk Students Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Christian J Faltis
Introduction - Hersholt C Waxman
Reversing the Cycle of Educational Failure for Students in At-Risk School Environments
PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL ISSUES
Philosophical and Conceptual Issues Related to Students At Risk - Paul F Bitting, Paula A Cordiero and H Prentice Baptiste Jr
Marginality, Community, and the Responsibility of Educators for Students Who Do Not Succeed in School - Robert L Sinclair and Ward J Ghory
The Dropout Issue and School Reform - Ray Garcia and Judith Walker de Felix
PART TWO: ISSUES CONFRONTING AT-RISK STUDENTS
Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Children - Eugene E Garcia
Effective Instructional Practices and Related Policy Issues
Learning Technology Contexts for At-Risk Children - Richard T Johnson
Learning Differences Among At-Risk Minority Students - Olivia N Saracho and Cynthia Koren Gerstl
PART THREE: LEADERSHIP AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT
Leadership that Promotes Instability - Eugene E Eubanks and Ralph Parish
A Hope for At-Risk Students
Thinking Differently About Leadership Development in a Culturally Plural Society - A Reynaldo Contreras
Multicultural Teacher Education - Marilynne Boyle-Baise and Carl A Grant
A Proposal for Change
PART FOUR: EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS IN AT-RISK SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTS
Toward a Model of Elementary Grades - Samuel C Stringfield and Nancy Yoder
Instructional Programs that Improve the Reading Comprehension of Students At Risk - Yolanda N Padron
Implementation of an Urban School-Within-A-School Approach - Daniel U Levine
Accelerated Schools for Students in At-Risk Situations - Jane Mc Carthy and Henry M Levin
Conclusion - Judith Walker de Felix, H Prentice Baptiste Jr and James E Anderson
Future Directons for Educating Students At Risk

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