Description - Handbook of Research on Literacy and Diversity by Lesley Morrow
This is the first research Handbook to address all dimensions of diversity that have an impact on literacy achievement. Leading experts examine how teaching and learning intersect with cultural and language differences and socioeconomic disparities in today's increasingly diverse schools and communities. The volume weaves compelling research findings together with theory, policy considerations, and discussions of exemplary instructional practices. It offers fresh perspectives on such topics as family literacy, multiliteracies, drawing on cultural resources in the classroom, factors that promote success in high-poverty schools, equity issues, and ways to teach specific literacy skills. The concluding section provides crucial recommendations for teacher preparation and professional development.
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Author Biography - Lesley Morrow
Edited by Lesley Mandel Morrow, PhD, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University, USA, Robert Rueda, PhD, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, USA and Diane Lapp, EdD, School of Teacher Education, San Diego State University, USA