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Addressing the Challenges of Poverty in the Classroom

Provides information on addressing the challenges of poverty in the classroom.

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Poverty is a struggle for many families Ė and thus, becomes a challenge for schools and communities. With over 47 million people living in poverty in the U.S. alone, it is more than just an economic and social problem. As educators, itís important to learn about the impact that poverty can have on a childís learning abilities. This course will help you learn about the impacts of poverty, and how to teach responsively to the needs of these students.


Subject: SimpleK12 Assignments
Categories: Classroom Management, Counseling, Learning Theories & Strategies


  • Addressing the Challenges of Poverty in the Classroom
Poverty 101: The Basics and 6 Different Types
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Teaching with Poverty: The Impact and Strategies
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Teaching Students Living in Poverty Through a UDL Lens
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Engaging Students Living in Poverty
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Reviews (37)

Encouraging and applicable.
Very informative.
Practical and helpful.
Thank you for the great information.
Full Member
I learned so much that I can use with my students, thank you!
I think it was very awesome. I'm new into the high school education environment as a TA dealing with mostly poverty, abuse, group home etc. students. This will help me to build a better relationship with our students. Very informative. Thank you.
Full Member
Each webinar contained valuable information for everyday use. I'm pleased the topic of poverty has been well researched.
Full Member
Matt gives you lots to think about when working with the students that fall in these categories. Very informative session.
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