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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: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 @ 4:00 PM EST
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 (82)

Interesting issues to consider with all students.
Very informative. Good overview of what constitutes poverty.
Full Member
Great information!
Full Member
Very informative.
Full Member
Very informative, thank you.
Full Member
Well done!
Full Member
Thank you for sharing your work. I would love to see you integrate your breakdown of the "types of poverty" with an antiracist lens and its application to the practices of the 5 Rs. I would like to see how you think the break down of each type of poverty impacts your choice of response.
Basic Member
Thanks so much for the insights! Relationships are, agreeably the foundation, once again!
Full Member
Very informative in an easy-to-understand manner.
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