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Five Things Most People Don't Know Poverty & Student Achievement

Five Things Most People Don't Know Poverty & Student Achievement | Culture and Student Achievement | Scoop.it
Eric Jensen wants teachers to know that, even in the case of poverty, they can help students achieve to their fullest potential.

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Patrice Bucci's curator insight, October 14, 2013 9:33 AM

Eric Jensen is an amazing brain researcher who brings his knowledge to teachers in ways they can understand and offerst them common sense advice on how to engage in brain based teaching practices... great insights here on poverty...and what we should do...build reasoning skills, improve working memory, enhance vocabulary, increase specific feedback...engage, engage, engage!

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One Simple Way to Make The World Better: Educate Our Daughters

One Simple Way to Make The World Better:  Educate Our Daughters | Culture and Student Achievement | Scoop.it
TFA is a national teacher corps of college graduates and professionals who commit to teach for two years and raise student achievement in public schools.

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The Effect Of Parental Involvement On Academic Achievement - TeachThought

The Effect Of Parental Involvement On Academic Achievement - TeachThought | Culture and Student Achievement | Scoop.it

"The influence of parental involvement on a student’s academic success should not be underestimated.

 

While brain power, work ethic, and even genetics all play important roles in student achievement, the determining factor comes down to what kind of support system she has at home."


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Teach For America: Boosting Student Achievement

A new study finds that Teach for America recruits lead students in impoverished schools to higher achievement in math than teachers who have come through traditional training programs...
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The 7 Most (And Least) Effective Ways To Improve Student Achievement

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A study is making the rounds that details a few of the best ways to improve student achievement. It also touches on the least useful methods.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, May 2, 2013 9:37 PM

How can we best improve student achievement? This infographic states that it has looked at "over 50,000 studies including over 240 million students!" The work was done by one small organization and aside from the infographic it is difficult to determine the studies used. However the findings are worth looking at. The seven areas that are most beneficial are shown in the infographic above (and listed below). Click through to see the infographic and learn more.

* Self reported grades/student expectations

* Teacher credibility

* Feedback

* Phonics instruction

* Classroom management

* Parental involvement

* Cooperative learning

Alex Rich's curator insight, September 20, 2014 10:23 AM

Interesting and helpful ideas...