Educators are faced with new challenges as the number of students living in poverty increases across the country. In this applicable course based on the work of Eric Jensen, you will move beyond theory and gain practical strategies to address the effects of poverty on learning in the classroom. You will explore your own mindset, and learn how to forster helpful mindsets in your students through thoughtful and reflective activities and questioning.
In this course, you will:
- Identify risk factors associated with poverty and how those factors can affect brain development in students,
- Discover seven mindsets based on the research of Eric Jensen that will help you meet the needs of students in poverty, and
- Create an action plan of practical strategies that you will use in your own classroom to empower students impacted by poverty.