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Re-Reading Families: The Literate Lives of Urban Children, Four Years Later (Practitioner Inquiry)

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Four years after publishing her provocative study, Reading Families: The Literate Lives of Urban Children, Compton-Lilly revisits the same group of urban students (then first graders, now fourth and fifth graders) and their families. Armed with rare longitudinal data from follow-up interviews and reading assessments, she once again upsets widespread misconceptions about reading and urban families. This eye-opening sequel uses case studies to explore important issues, such as students' feelings of connection to their school; gender and schooling; parents' experiences dealing with "the system"; high-stakes testing; and technology use at home.

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ISBN:
9780807747926
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Subject:
Education
Foreword by:
Gee, James Paul
Foreword:
Gee, James Paul
Author:
Compton-Lilly, Catherine
Subject:
Parent Participation
Subject:
Reading
Subject:
Language Experience Approach
Subject:
Children's Literature - General
Subject:
Education, Urban -- United States.
Subject:
Reading -- Parent participation.
Subject:
Education-Teaching Reading and Writing
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Practitioner Inquiry
Publication Date:
20070631
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
141
Dimensions:
9.22x6.61x.62 in. .84 lbs.

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