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This publication is prepared round CBUPO, the fundamental mental wishes of all scholars: competence, ,belonging, usefulness, efficiency, and optimism. while lecturers and faculties specialise in assembly those wishes, the speed of at-riskness is significantly lowered. This booklet offers sensible options and find out how to aid lecturers and directors support all scholars turn into profitable inexperienced persons. The revised variation bargains new fabric on utilizing school room evaluate, complying with criteria and excessive stakes checking out, an up to date method of comparing At-Risk Prevention courses, and substitute techniques for assembly the motivational wishes of at-risk early life, from developmental constructivism to mastery studying.

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A. et al. (1989). Reducing the risk: Schools as communities of support. Philadelphia: Falmer Press. 2 ISSUES REGARDING ASSESSMENT AND THE UNIQUENESS OF LEARNERS The Appropriate Role of Assessment The Standards Movement is filled with benefits, as well as unintended consequences for the at-risk learner. On one hand the high stakes testing, the public airing of data on schools and students, and the accountability spot-light that standards place on schools makes it increasingly difficult for school systems to ignore the long-term trends of inequitable student performance.

This state (of cognitive congruence) is expressed with another equation: Attitude and Behavior Congruent = Reduced Stress Let’s now apply this to the classroom. Psychologists have traditionally seen dissonance as the relationship between two factors, attitude and behavior. However, when we apply this phenom- 12 At-Risk Students: Reaching and Teaching Them enon to the social reality of the classroom, we find it important to add the dimension of role. This is because for many students school is largely a social experience.

We will do so not just to extol the virtues of these pioneers but to make the point that each of us can replicate their success. 26 At-Risk Students: Reaching and Teaching Them References Brown v. Board of Education. S. S. 294 (1955). Cohen, P. , Kulik, J. , & Kulik, C. C. (1982 Summer). Educational outcomes of tutoring: A meta-analysis of findings. American Educational Research Journal, 19 (2), 237–248. , & Tamarkin, C. (1990). Marva Collins’ Way: Returning to Excellence in Education. New York: J.

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