The Handbook for Poor Students, Rich Teaching: (A Guide to Overcoming Adversity and Poverty in Schools)

The Handbook for Poor Students, Rich Teaching: (A Guide to Overcoming Adversity and Poverty in Schools)

by Eric Jensen

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Overview

Research shows that the majority of public school students in the United States qualify as poor, but you have the power to change their futures for the better. A companion to the revised edition of Eric Jensen's Poor Students, Rich Teaching, this handbook provides a plethora of tools, organizers, worksheets, and surveys designed to help you fully embrace the mindsets in the classroom that lead to richer teaching.


Implement strategies for overcoming adversity and poverty in schools with this practical guide:

  • Explore seven essential mindsets as well as accompanying strategies for each.
  • Discover specific actions and practices that will help you counteract the detrimental effects of poverty on education and student success.
  • Learn how to build meaningful teacher-student relationships specifically with students from poverty.
  • Understand how to engage students and change attitudes, cognitive capacity, effort, and classroom behaviors.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781947604650
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Publication date: 02/11/2019
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 153,766
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Research on poverty and education shows that the majority of public school students in the United States qualify as poor, but you have the power to change their futures for the better. A companion to the revised edition of Eric Jensen's Poor Students, Rich Teaching, this book for teachers provides a plethora of tools, organizers, worksheets, and surveys designed to help you fully embrace the mindsets in the classroom that lead to richer teaching.


Implement strategies for overcoming adversity and poverty in schools with this practical guide:

  • Explore seven essential mindsets in the classroom, as well as accompanying strategies for each.
  • Discover specific actions and practices that will help you counteract the detrimental effects of poverty on education and student success.
  • Learn how to build meaningful teacher-student relationships specifically with students from poverty.
  • Understand how to engage students and change attitudes, cognitive capacity, effort, and classroom behaviors.
  • Aid students in overcoming adversity and the effects of poverty on education.

A joint publication of ASCD and Solution Tree

Contents:

About the Author

Introduction

Part One: Implementing the Relational Mindset

Chapter 1: Personalize the Learning

Chapter 2: Connect Everyone for Success

Chapter 3: Show Empathy

Part Two: Implementing the Achievement Mindset

Chapter 4: Set Gutsy Goals

Chapter 5: Give Fabulous Feedback

Chapter 6: Persist With Grit

Part Three: Implementing the Positivity Mindset

Chapter 7: Boost Optimism and Hope

Chapter 8: Build Positive Attitudes

Chapter 9: Change the Emotional Set Point

Part Four: Implementing the Rich Classroom Climate Mindset

Chapter 10: Engage Voice and Vision

Chapter 11: Set Safe Classroom Norms

Chapter 12: Foster Academic Optimism

Part Five: Implementing the Enrichment Mindset

Chapter 13: Manage the Cognitive Load

Chapter 14: Strengthen Thinking Skills

Chapter 15: Enhance Study Skills and Vocabulary

Part Six: Implementing the Engagement Mindset

Chapter 16: Engage for Maintenance and Stress

Chapter 17: Engage for Deeper Buy-In

Chapter 18: Engage to Build Community

Part Seven: Implementing the Graduation Mindset

Chapter 19: Support Alternative Solutions

Chapter 20: Prepare for College and Careers

Epilogue

References and Resources

Index

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