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Learning to Teach to Bridge the Achievement Gap

Publié par Clifford Armion le 20/11/2009

Phil Yost

"Kathleen Martin stood in front of a white board covered with math problems, her class clustered at her feet. As they talked through the solutions together, the students repeated the headings over each problem on the board: Algebra and Function, Probability, Data Analysis.

"So I see three addends here, said Mrs. Martin, in her third year of teaching, and I know I am going to find the sum. The children then call out the addends make that the numbers in unison. They are adding six, four and zero.

"Mrs. Martin teaches first grade at Leroy Anderson Elementary School in San Jose, a regular public school. Of its 430 students, 90 percent receive subsidized lunches. For 70 percent, English is a second language and 70 percent are Hispanic."

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"Learning to Teach to Bridge the Achievement Gap", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2009. Consulté le 29/05/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/learning-to-teach-to-bridge-the-achievement-gap