ERIC Number: EJ435071
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Teachers, Literacy, and At-Risk Students.
Gentile, Lance M.
School of Education Review, v3 n1 p59-64 Spr 1991
At-risk students present problems not addressed by methods and materials. Changes in teacher education to help poor readers are distracted by debates over methodologies. The article suggests socio-emotional problems of at-risk students underlie their academic failures. Teachers must focus on teacher/learner interactions to bring about personal learning. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Academic Failure, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Problems, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Strategies, Literacy Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Social Influences, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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