Effort and Excellence in Urban Classrooms

Effort and Excellence in Urban Classrooms

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Shows how students in urban schools begin to perform better when educators' and parents' expectations grow, by providing research from similar scenarios and instructions for what needs to be done to achieve this goal.When we studied Julius Caesar, the students could elect to portray meaning through art, a play, or a paper. ... In a previous lesson, the class was going to use a study guide to review the material in a chapter of the literature book. Adhering to her belief in the value of a student-directed classroom, Margaret decided the students should identify the critical questions to answer about the chapter a€” and inanbsp;...

Title:Effort and Excellence in Urban Classrooms
Author:H. Dickson Corbett, Bruce L. Wilson, Belinda Williams
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2002


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