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Closing the Achievement Gap: Building Prior Knowledge and Vocabulary with Economically Disadvantaged Students (Pre k – Grade 3)

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Research indicates that the achievement gap is really a vocabulary gap. Comprehension of text is dependent on the conceptual understanding of words. This session for Pre-K –Grade 3 teacher trainers will focus on research-based instructional routines that promote word consciousness; build background knowledge; and enhance resource materials. 


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