If You Teach At-Risk Kids, You Need This Book (Hint: It’s not Ruby Payne)
Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students -- A FANTASTIC and NECESSARY book by Zaretta Hammond. Five Stars and an absolute must for anyone working with at-risk students.
With today's stress on academic achievement at all costs with little regard for the mental, social, physical, emotional, or spiritual aspects of the whole student, many teachers are forced to teach tests and not students. Stephen Sroka offers some insights from speaking with students who shared their thoughts on how to retain, engage, challenge, support, and educate all students.
Enhancing the non-cognitive skills of disconnected youth
Enhancing the non-cognitive skills of disconnected youth By Glenda Quintini. Youth who have disconnected from the education system and are not working or planning to return to training are at high risk of marginalisa...
Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project by Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank