Bridging the Culture and Poverty Gap in Education
Course #: EDUC_716G
Semester Credits: 3
Is the glass half full or half empty? A brain that is susceptible to adverse environmental effects, such as poverty and adverse childhood experiences, is equally susceptible to the positive effects of a rich, fully balanced learning environment and caring relationships. Be a part of the movement that is building students’ resilience, self-esteem, and character as schools improve the academic achievements and life readiness of students of poverty and different cultures. This revolutionary concept is a proven strategy that desires to reach every student. In the end, it is a win-win for students, schools, and the future of America.
Whether you are a teacher, administrator, counselor, or educational consultant, you will benefit from the outstanding research and experience of the highly-respected education experts. Through their extensive backgrounds in brain research, education, curriculum alignment, transformational leadership and school improvement, learn how to implement a comprehensive set of instructional strategies and motivational tools to make a significant impact in student learning when adverse childhood experiences and poverty come into play. This comprehensive framework is conveyed in a concise, reader-friendly format that walks educators through the philosophies, research, and strategies behind this approach. Focus is also placed on a whole-staff approach to wellness to meet the needs of students with adverse childhood experiences.
This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Motivation and Classroom Management
*Instructing and Supporting English Language Learners
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