a description of two factors that might contribute to the achievement gap,psychology homework help

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A )a description of two factors that might contribute to the achievement gap and explain how each might do so. Then explain how educational psychology can be used to identify these factors. Support your response using the Learning Resources and current literature.


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an argument whether or not closing the achievement gap is attainable. Justify your response with references to the Learning Resources. Respond to a colleague who made an opposite argument.

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

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• Article: Burris, C. C., & Welner, K. G. (2005). Closing the achievement gap by detracking. Phi Delta Kappan, 86(8), 594–598. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database. • Article: Draxton, S., Radley, K., Murphy, J., Nevin, A., Nishimura, T., Hagge, D., & Taniform, L. (2011). Challenging the achievement gap by disrupting concepts of “normalcy.” The complete essays. Online Submission, 1–43. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the ERIC database. • Article: Ford, D. Y. (2011). Closing the achievement gap: Gifted education must join the battle. Gifted Child Today, 34(1), 31–34. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the ProQuest database. • Article: Mathis, W. J. (2005). Bridging the achievement gap: A bridge too far? Phi Delta Kappan, 86(8), 590– 593. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database. • Article: Nan, L., & Hasan, Z. (2010). Closing the achievement gap: Strategies for ensuring the success of minority students. National Teacher Education Journal, 3(2), 47–59. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Education Research Complete database. Article: Popham, W. J. (2006). Diagnostic assessment: A measurement mirage? Educational Leadership, 64(2), 90–91. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Education Research Complete database. ...
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Factors that may contribute to the Achievement Gap
The causes of the presence of achievement gap complexly interrelated and multiple. They
may vary from one school to another. These gaps in achievement are very persistent and are well
documented (Sarah, 2015). Achievement gaps can be attributed to several factors including
A large class size is one factor that leads to the achievement gap. It can act as a hindrance
to the well performing of all the students. Some students may be brighter than others, and a large
class can prevent the less bright children from getting the attention by the teacher....

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