Aiming High: Raising Attainment of Pupils from Culturally-Diverse Backgrounds

Aiming High: Raising Attainment of Pupils from Culturally-Diverse Backgrounds

By: Simon Brownhill (author), Marie Parker-Jenkins (author), Des Hewitt (author), Tania Sanders (author)Hardback

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Description

What can schools do to raise the academic attainment of every pupil? Helping you to ensure that every pupil fulfils their potential, this book draws on the authors' research and practical experience to demonstrate what can be done to raise attainment, especially in pupils from culturally diverse backgrounds. This book contains tried-and-tested strategies for: o inducting asylum seekers o supporting bilingual learners o working with gypsy and traveller children o raising the attainment of black boys o working with parents and the local community Highly practical, this book contains lesson activities, suggestions for improving your teaching skills, case studies and activities for professional reflection. All teachers, teaching assistants and teacher trainers, especially those working in culturally diverse classrooms, will want to read this book.

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About Author

Simon Brownhill is Senior Lecturer at the University of Derby.

Contents

Introduction Induction For New Arrivals Supporting EAL Pupils Raising 'Black Boys' Attainment Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Children in the UK Working with Parents and the Local Community Final Thoughts

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/09/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781412929387
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781412929387
  • ISBN10: 1412929385

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