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Poverty 101: The Basics and 6 Different Types

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If you are like most teachers, you likely have students in your class whose families are struggling with poverty. Poverty is a challenge for schools and communities across the United States and the world. With over 47 million people living in poverty in the U.S. alone, it is important for educators to gain an understanding of the facts and fallacies of poverty. Join Matt Bergman as he provides you with an overview of poverty, the six different types, and what brain research says about how poverty impacts our student's brains.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Thursday, September 7, 2017 @ 4:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Counseling, Learning Theories & Strategies, Response to Intervention (RTI)
Tags: at-risk, brain research, impact of poverty, poverty, RTI

Reviews (16)

Full Member
Enjoyed this very much, especially the EACH portion near the end. Good to know how chronic stress negatively impacts my students so I can be more proactive and helpful.
Full Member
Valuable information, thank you.
Full Member
Very informative.
Full Member
Thank you for the information.
Full Member
Thanks for that information.
Full Member
I ts great
Full Member
I've seen Ruby Payne and this was a great evolution of that information.
Full Member
Thinking you are poor is a heavy burden to carry.
Full Member
Very informative
Full Member
Very intersting and informative
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