Changing Minds to Address Poverty in the Classroom
November 18, 2020 - January 20, 2021
Changing Minds to Address Poverty in the Classroom is based on the work of Eric Jensen, this course provides background on the effect living in poverty has on students’ brains and their learning in the classroom. The course moves beyond the theory and provides practical classroom strategies that enrich the learning environment and increase the likelihood of success for students living in poverty. Participants will explore seven essential mindsets shown to positively impact student learning. This course provides strategies and tools to make changes in your classroom so students living in poverty have a greater chance of learning what they need to succeed in your classroom and in life.
SCECH Hours – 12
This is a self-paced, online course that provides interaction with other participants and support from a Statewide Field Team instructor.