Breakaway Learners: Strategies for Post-Secondary Success with At-Risk Students (Hardback)Karen Gross (author)
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Publisher: Teachers' College Press
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 458 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
Breakaway Learners is a timely edition to the ongoing yet critical discussion about post-secondary student success. Gross's work offers practical insights and examples for educators to tap into 'at-risk' students' academic potential rather than solely focusing on their deficits.
--Journal of Children and Poverty
More than a student-centered learning approach to education, Gross suggests that the educational system as a whole should assist students in developing lasticity, a term she uses to describe the quality necessary to enable breakaway students not only to complete their degrees, but also to succeed as adults in the working environment.
...provides helpful strategies for faculty and administrators to reconsider how we are serving students who are rarely written about in the literature...
--Journal of Political Science Education