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Framework for Understanding Poverty

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University of West Alabma

Lyon Hall

Livingston, AL 35470

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A Framework for Understanding Poverty, presented by Jim Littlejohn

October 19, 2017 9:00am- 4:00pm

Explore class differences and 10 actions you can implement in the classroom to improve the success of low-SES students. This workshop is based on Ruby Payne’s book A Framework for Understanding Poverty.

Teachers who participate in this training will:

  • Use concrete instructional strategies to help students from poverty
  • Understand hidden rules of economic class and effects on behaviors and mindsets
  • Develop stronger relationships with students to impact behavior
  • Reduce discipline referrals

Topics include resources, mental models, family structure, language patterns, and more.

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