Teacher beliefs and practices: Their effects on student achievement in the urban school setting

@inproceedings{Herrera2010TeacherBA,
  title={Teacher beliefs and practices: Their effects on student achievement in the urban school setting},
  author={John Christopher Herrera},
  year={2010}
}
Increasing diversity in schools in the United States over the last few decades, combined with an emphasis on high-stakes testing, has heightened concerns about the academic performance of students of color, in particular African American students. There are concerns about the appropriateness of a Eurocentric curriculum taught by White teachers, which often limits the use of a multicultural curriculum—one that values the culture and lifestyles of diverse students. This study focused on elements… CONTINUE READING

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