Could Learning Strategies Reduce the Performance Gap Between Advantaged and Disadvantaged Students?
AbstractStudents who know how to summarise information tend to perform better in reading. If disadvantaged students used effective learning strategies to the same extent as students from more advantaged backgrounds do, the performance gap between the two groups would be almost 20% narrower.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by OECD Publishing in its series PISA in Focus with number 30.
Date of creation: Jun 2013
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