ERIC Number: EJ505780
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Improving the Quality of Classroom Instruction for Students at Risk of Failure in Urban Schools.
Waxman, Hersholt C.; Padron, Yolanda N.
Peabody Journal of Education, v70 n2 p44-65 Win 1995
After discussing the poor quality of classroom instruction for at-risk urban students, the paper examines risks associated with failure, current instructional practices in poor urban schools, and instructional approaches that have improved the education of at-risk students (critical/responsive teaching, cognitively-guided instruction, and technology-enriched instruction). (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Poverty, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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