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Educational Resilience : Student, Teacher and Perspectives - Hersholt C. Waxman

Educational Resilience

Student, Teacher and Perspectives

By: Hersholt C. Waxman (Editor), Yolanda N. Padron (Editor), Jon P. Gray (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 5th September 2000
ISBN: 9781931576093
Number Of Pages: 288

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Mission Statement: The mission of this series is to bring issues of diversity and educational risk to the forefront of national attention in order to assist the nation's diverse students at risk of educational failure to achieve academic excellence. This series will focus on critical issues in the education of linguistic and cultural minority students and those placed at risk by factors of race, poverty, and geographic location. Each volume will include empirical studies and syntheses of research that provide an integrated view of the emerging body of research within areas such as: (a) language learning and academic achievement, (b) professional development, (c) family, peers, schools, and communities, (d) instruction in context, and (e) integrated school reform. In order to inform scholars, practitioners, and policy makers, each volume will provide fundamental knowledge about effective programs and practices that affect students place at risk through linguistic, racial, economic, and geographic diversity. Some volumes will be written by one or two authors on a given aspect of educational diversity. Most, however, will be edited, thematic works with chapters written by several expe

Issues and reviews of research
Introduction and overviewp. 3
Resilience : emerging social constructions in educational policy, research, and practicep. 11
Promoting educational resilience for students at-risk of failurep. 37
Resilience research and practice : national resilience resource center bridging the gapp. 63
Studies of students' resiliency
A longitudinal look at the literacy development of children prenatally exposed to crack/cocainep. 87
Achieving success : an agentic model of resiliencyp. 113
Mathematics learning environment differences between resilient, average, and nonresilient elementary studentsp. 137
The student-teacher axis : idiosyncratic credit and cutting the slackp. 157
The relations of teacher education students' resiliency, work motivation, and school-level resiliencep. 175
Schools, programs, and communities that enhance resiliency
Presenting a resilience paradigm for teachersp. 189
Developing resilient learning communities to close the achievement gapp. 205
Resilient communities : the interplay between community development and child development through effective school reformp. 227
Promoting resiliency in youth, educators, and communitiesp. 247
Future directions for educational resiliency researchp. 263
Contributing authorsp. 275
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ISBN: 9781931576093
ISBN-10: 1931576092
Series: Research in Educational Diversity & Excellence
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.59