Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap

Reaching and Teaching Students in PovertyReaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap by Paul C. Gorski
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The author draws from decades of research to deconstruct popular myths, misconceptions, and educational practices that undercut the achievement of low-income students.

He carefully describes the challenges that students in poverty face and the resiliencies they and their families draw upon. Most importantly, this book provides specific, evidence-based strategies for teaching youth by creating equitable, bias-free learning environments. Written in an appealing conversational tone, this resource will help teachers and school leaders to better reach and teach students in poverty.