Myths and Misconceptions: Why Poverty Matters and Why Schools and Teachers Can Matter More (Evidence Based Strategies for Teaching Children of Poverty)
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Friday, October 1, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tammy Pawloski

Life with limited resources can negatively impact achievement, but the good news is that schools and teachers can matter more! Using neuroscience as the foundation, explore the potential impact of poverty on development and learning, and consider ways to reframe the challenges faced by teachers in high-poverty schools as opportunities for uncovering the often hidden potential of under-resourced students. Leave this session with a model for professional study and evidence-based strategies that can lead to big shifts in mindsets, actions, and outcomes.

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