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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 (59)

good content
Very informative with great practical information. Thank you!
Basic Member
Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us.
Well done, I will use this information when I think about our students that are in a poverty type situation.
Basic Member
Very informative, very good presentation.
Love it! Thank you. Very well done. Lots of good information.
Basic Member
Thank you!
Full Member
A lot of good information that I will be able to use.
Good tips to support students from any background.
Full Member
Very informative, I like the EACH acronym for students.
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