Teaching with Poverty in Mind (Sioux City Only)

Teaching with Poverty in Mind (Sioux City Only)

Mar 1st

April Tidwell

THIS CLASS IS OPEN TO SIOUX CITY EDUCATORS ONLY.

Teaching with Poverty in Mind will introduce you to the latest research on poverty and how it affects students’ cognitive development and academic performance. In this 1-hour credit course, you will learn how to differentiate among different types of poverty and understand the unique aspects and effects of each; you will learn about the real, physical effects that poverty can have on a developing brain; and you will learn school-wide and classroom-level strategies for countering those negative effects to help your students grow, thrive, and find academic success.