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Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
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We know the transformative power of educators, particularly teachers, to improve the life chances of children and youth who live in poverty. We have seen it and felt it in many schools. What sets these educators apart from others is attending not only to what and how they teach, but also to who they are (what they believe and value) and why they became educators in the first place. In this session, the presenters will share practical advice from their new ASCD book, Disrupting Poverty: Five Powerful Classroom Practices. Lessons learned from nearly 40 successful educators, many of whom have lived in poverty, provide insight into five practices that foster a supportive classroom culture for all students, but especially those who live in poverty. Leaders will learn how to confront barriers to success with students who live in poverty and leave the session inspired and equipped with tips, ideas, and strategies for disrupting poverty’s adverse influence on lives and learning.
Emerge with an enhanced understanding of how to disrupt the adverse influence of poverty on learning.
Be better prepared to take informed action to meet the needs of underachieving students living in poverty.
Participants will each receive a copy of Disrupting Poverty: Five Powerful Classroom Practices (ASCD, 2018) and Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools (ASCD, 2012). Additional materials fee of $50.00 will be applied to your registration.