Improving Literacy Achievement in Urban Schools

Improving Literacy Achievement in Urban Schools

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All students deserve the opportunity to reach their full literacy potential, yet research shows that the numerous challenges faced by today's urban schools prevent many students from achieving this goal. Therefore, preparing teachers to effectively teach reading in diverse urban populations in ways that students find engaging and relevant must be a top priority of teacher education programs.Promising practices for urban reading instruction. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. McNeal, R.B. (1999). Parental involvement as social capital : Differential effectiveness on science achievement, truancy, and dropping out.

Title:Improving Literacy Achievement in Urban Schools
Author:Louise Cherry Wilkinson, Lesley Mandel Morrow, Victoria Chou
Publisher:International Reading Assn - 2008


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