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Culture, Poverty, and Education free pdf Most changes in education-including the rise of standardized testing, holding teachers accountable for their students' academic performance, and rewriting math and reading standards-don't address poverty. Understanding the relationship between poverty, class, and education for decades has been framed through studies on the behavior and culture of poor students and their families. Educators are caught up in the history of classism and are often guilty of buying into the mindset-including the implementation of activities and strategies for working with 'parents' in poverty or 'students' in poverty-that leads them to believe in the need to 'fix' the poor instead of eliminating the inequities that oppress them. So it is not just one or the other- nature or nurture, poor or not poor. Poverty is a potential outcome for all of us. Culture, Poverty, and Education: What's Happening in Today's Schools? is intended to not only discuss 5 myths about the culture of poverty and its effects on education, but provide some resources on alternatives for educator's to better address this growing barrier to student achievement in today's schools.

About Michele Wages

Dr. Michele Wages is an Assistant Professor at Southeastern Oklahoma State University teaching Emergent and Developing Literacy and Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading at Elementary Level to elementary education majors. In her 26 year career she has served as an instructional specialist on title one campuses in the DFW area for 9 years, including a bilingual campus with an 86% Hispanic student enrollment and a free and reduced lunch demographic of 96%. She has also served as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts facilitator and has provided staff development training for teachers in Texas.

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Author : Michele Wages
Publisher : Rowman
Data Published : 16 October 2015
ISBN : 1475820127
EAN : 9781475820126
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 78 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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