Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success by Kafele, Baruti
Baruti Kafele
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Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success -- Baruti Kafele - Paperback


In this inspiring and thought-provoking follow-up to his 2009 best-seller Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Life, Baruti Kafele makes the case that the attitude gap that often affects underperforming students can only be closed if educators first help students develop the will to strive for excellence. According to Kafele, educators can achieve remarkable results by focusing on five key areas:


* The teacher's attitude toward students
* The teacher's relationship with students
* The teacher's compassion for students
* The learning environment
* The cultural relevance of instruction

Replete with practical strategies and illustrative anecdotes drawn from the author's 20-plus years as a teacher and principal in inner-city schools, Closing the Attitude Gap offers a wealth of lessons and valuable insights that educators at all levels can use to fire up their students' passion to learn.

Author: Baruti Kafele
Publisher: ASCD
Published: 08/12/2013
Pages: 111
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781416616283

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