In Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Negative Does to Youngsters’ Brains and What Colleges Can Do About It, veteran educator and mind expert Eric Jensen takes an unflinching look at how poverty hurts infants, families, and communities throughout the United States and demonstrates how colleges can improve the tutorial achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students.
Jensen argues that youngsters persistent exposure to poverty can lead to detrimental adjustments to the mind, the mind’s very means to adapt from journey means that poor infants can also journey emotional, social, and tutorial success. A mind that is susceptible to opposed environmental effects is equally liable to the positive effects of rich, balanced learning environments and caring relationships that construct students’ resilience, self-esteem, and character.
Drawing from research, experience, and precise school success stories, Teaching with Poverty in Mind reveals:
* What poverty is and the way it impacts students in school;
* What drives change both on the macro level (within colleges and districts) and on the micro level (inside a student’s mind);
* Effective strategies from those who have succeeded and ways to replicate those finest practices at your own school; and
* How to engage the resources necessary to make change happen.
Too often, we talk about change while maintaining a culture of excuses. We can do greater. Although no magic bullet can offset the grave challenges faced daily by disadvantaged infants, this timely resource shines a spotlight on what matters most, providing an inspiring and practical e-book for enriching the minds and lives of your entire students.
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