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Framework for Understanding Poverty- Ten Actions to Understand and Educate Students Living in Poverty

This workshop is designed to provide educators with a better understanding of the challenges that students from poverty face in the classroom.

Important Session Information:

Explore class differences and 10 actions you can implement in the classroom to improve the success of low-SES students.

This workshop is based on Ruby Payne’s book A Framework for Understanding Poverty, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies.

Teachers who participate in this training will:

  • Use concrete instructional strategies to help students from poverty
  • Understand hidden rules of economic class and effects on behaviors and mindsets
  • Develop stronger relationships with students to impact behavior
  • Reduce discipline referrals

Topics include resources, mental models, family structure, language patterns, and more.

Give new and veteran teachers tools to help students from poverty today.

Registration starts at 8:30 A.M. and the workshop begins at 9:00 A.M.

A complimentary book and workbook provided.

This event is free to Region 10 schools.

Audience: K-12 Administrators, Teachers, and other education professionals.

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Credits Available:
(6) CPE
(6) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Carol Wilson
Anna Griffiths
Date Time Location
8/6/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Bluebonnet Room
Region 10, Bluebonnet Huddle
904 Abrams Rd., Richardson, 75081
   Region 10 Education Service Center
   400 E. Spring Valley Rd.
   Richardson, TX 75081-5101

Second Location    
904 Abrams Rd    
Richardson, TX 75081