Teaching with Poverty in Mind

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Teaching with Poverty in Mind

What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do about It

By Eric Jensen

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve, Paperback, 9781416608844, 184pp.

Publication Date: February 16, 2010

Description
Eric Jensen, author of Teaching with the Brain in Mind, examines how poverty hurts children, families, and communities across the United States and demonstrates how educators can improve the academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students.


About the Author
Eric Jensen is an internationally recognized educator known for his translation of neuroscience into practical classroom applications. A former teacher, he is the author of over twenty books, including the widely acclaimed Teaching with the Brain in Mind. He is a longtime member of the Society for Neuroscience and the New York Academy of Sciences. Jensen is currently a staff developer and is completing his Ph.D. in psychology.