The achievement gap is a persistent and perplexing challenge for educators. While school- and system-level reforms continue to be discussed, individual teachers are constantly challenged to do something to help students who are falling short of standards.
A companion to the ASCD best-seller Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time, Minding the Achievement Gap One Classroom at a Time identifies small, specific adjustments to planning, teaching and assessment practices that will support more effective learning in every student, every day, and help close the achievement gap on a classroom-by-classroom basis. You will learn how to:
Minding the Achievement Gap also features the voices of working educators who share how "minding the gap" has helped them engage academically at-risk students and special education students; improve students' test scores; and sustain these gains over time. If you are a classroom teacher or specialist committed to helping all your students become more successful learners, then this is just the resource for you.