Baruti K. Kafele’s New ASCD Book Shows How to Close the Attitude Gap to Improve Student Learning

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

"Attitude is everything," explains Kafele, and closing the attitude gap that affects underperforming students is a precursor to closing the achievement gap. In this book, Kafele draws from more than two decades of experience working in inner-city schools to help K–12 educators focus on five areas that will help them achieve remarkable results for their students.

Readers will focus on their attitude toward students, their relationship with students, their compassion for students, the learning environment, and cultural relevance in instruction.

A motivational guide for all educators of underperforming students, Closing the Attitude Gap explains how to get results by first helping students develop a foundational "attitude of excellence." Closing the Attitude Gap is abundant with practical strategies and illustrative anecdotes that offer a wealth of lessons and valuable insight that educators at all levels can use to fire up their students' passion to learn.

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