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What can you do to disrupt poverty in your school and turn it into a high-achieving school? In this DVD, William Parrett and Kathleen Budge look at secondary schools that are pushing impoverished students to high achievement. They identify the common practices and structures these schools put into action as well as the processes they eliminate. This data forms the basis of their framework for action designed to help schools get all students learning to high standards. Visit a middle and high school where district leaders, school leaders, and teachers have found great success by improving practices in
Learn what these schools do to help students succeed and how you and your school can adopt the same practices to disrupt the cycle of poverty and lift students to achievement.
(ASCD DVD, 2016) One 60-minute DVD
This laminated guide from Eric Jensen discusses how poverty affects students and the best teaching strategies, guidelines, and action steps to meet the differing needs of this population.