Argued In Young Black And Gifted

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Educators must work to understand the disadvantage that urban students have in school which explains the achievement gap. As urban educators , our job is to work to close the gap. This means that educators need to be worry about giving our students opportunities to learn and not their ability to learn . Argued in Young Black and Gifted is that the only factor that has shown to close the achievement gap is excellent teachers as opposed to “students, family, and cultural deficit theories” (143). Urban teachers need to hold their students to high standards and teach them how to be successful in this society. This means building personal relationships with our students and good classroom management. We need to make our students feel capable and
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