9781416608844

Teaching with Poverty in Mind : What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do about It

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  • ISBN13:

    9781416608844

  • ISBN10:

    1416608842

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/30/2009
  • Publisher: Assn for Supervision & Curriculum

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Summary

In Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About it, veteran educator and brain expert Eric Jensen takes an unflinching look at how poverty hurts children, families, and communities across the United States and demonstrates how schools can improve the academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Understanding the Nature of Povertyp. 5
How Poverty Affects Behavior and Academic Performancep. 13
Embracing the Mind-Set of Changep. 46
Schoolwide Success Factorsp. 66
Classroom-Level Success Factorsp. 106
Instructional Light and Magicp. 143
Referencesp. 153
Indexp. 171
About the Authorp. 184
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