Literacy for All Students : An Instructional Framework for Closing the Gap, Paperback / softback Book

Literacy for All Students : An Instructional Framework for Closing the Gap Paperback / softback

Edited by Rebecca (Georgetown College, Kentucky, USA) Powell, Elizabeth (Independent Education/ Research Consultant, USA) Rightmyer



The Culturally Responsive Instruction Observation Protocol (CRIOP) is a framework for implementing culturally relevant literacy instruction and classroom observation.

Drawing on research and theory reflecting a range of perspectives multicultural instruction, literacy theory, equity pedagogy, language and discourse models, sheltered instruction, critical pedagogy it provides a means for assessing the many variables of classroom literacy instruction and for guiding practitioners in their development as multicultural educators.

Literacy for All StudentsDiscusses issues in multicultural literacy instruction within the context of various essential instructional components (such as assessment, curriculum, parent collaboration)Provides a protocol for observing features of literacy instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse studentsPresents vignettes from real classrooms, written by elementary and middle school teachers, showing their victories and struggles as they attempt to implement a pedagogy that is culturally responsive within a climate of high stakes testingA highly effective instrument for assessing culturally responsive literacy instruction in schools, the CRIOP serves as a model for realizing a literacy that is both relevant and transformative.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages, Following Sample Texbook A adaped for 6x9; 2 Line drawings, black and white; 2 Halftones,
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Teaching of a specific subject
  • ISBN: 9780415885874



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