Through this Book Study, participants will:
- Understand the urgency of poverty and how it impacts learning, engagement and academic achievement;
- Build effective teacher-student relationships;
- Help students see content mastery as an achievable goal;
- Teach students from poverty the essential coping skills they need to manage their cognitive load and focus on learning; and
- Learn how creating a positive and rich classroom culture fosters a mindset of achievement for all students.
Participants must acquire a copy of the book: Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Seven High-Impact Mindsets for Students From Poverty (Using Mindsets in the Classroom to Overcome Student Poverty and Adversity) Revised Edition.
This Book Study Learning Path is 15 hours in length and participants will be eligible for 1 sem grad workshop credit from Ashland University.
Learning Path Outcomes:
Successful completion of this online book study will result in the ability to utilize strategies to support students of poverty in a classroom setting.