About the Author
A Few Definitions to Consider
2. How Are We Diverse?
Why Is It Important to Examine Differences?
Diversity of Socioeconomic Status
Diversity of Race/Ethnicity
3. Recognizing the Signs of Bias
4. The Road to Closing the Achievement Gap
The Urban Achievement Gap: Fact Versus Fiction
5. Which Teaching and Learning Strategies Make the Most Difference in Closing the Gap?
High Expectations: Why They Matter
The Role of the Self-System in Learning
We Have Their Attention--Now What?
General Ideas for Cognition
How Do We Deal With Language Acquisition Skills?
6. Working With Diversity: A Teacher?s Checklist