TITLE

challenging the gender divide: improving literacy for all

AUTHOR(S)
Parsons, Les
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Teacher Librarian;Dec2004, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the challenges being faced by teacher-librarians in addressing gender gap in reading proficiency in the U.S. Factors that contributed to the failure of the Joplin Plan which offered teachers a group of students with same levels of reading ability; Need for teacher-librarians to improve reading practices in classrooms; Strategies that can be used by teacher-librarians to encourage reading.
ACCESSION #
15515195

 

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