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Aiming High

Aiming High
Raising Attainment of Pupils from Culturally-Diverse Backgrounds

September 2007 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
What can schools do to raise the academic attainment of every pupil?

Helping you to ensure that every pupil fulfils their potential, this book draws on the authors' research and practical experience to demonstrate what can be done to raise attainment, especially in pupils from culturally diverse backgrounds.

This book contains tried-and-tested strategies for:

- inducting asylum seekers

- supporting bilingual learners

- working with gypsy and traveller children

- raising the attainment of black boys

- working with parents and the local community

Highly practical, this book contains lesson activities, suggestions for improving your teaching skills, case studies and activities for professional reflection.

All teachers, teaching assistants and teacher trainers, especially those working in culturally diverse classrooms, will want to read this book.

Induction For New Arrivals
Supporting EAL Pupils
Raising 'Black Boys' Attainment
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Children in the UK
Working with Parents and the Local Community
Final Thoughts

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter One PDF

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