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In this galvanizing follow-up to the best-selling Teaching with Poverty in Mind, renowned educator and learning expert Eric Jensen digs deeper into engagement as the key factor in the academic success of economically disadvantaged students.
Drawing from research, experience, and real school success stories, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind reveals
Too many of our most vulnerable students are tuning out and dropping out because of our failure to engage them. It's time to set the bar higher. Until we make school the best part of every student's day, we will struggle with attendance, achievement, and graduation rates. This timely resource will help you take immediate action to revitalize and enrich your practice so that all your students may thrive in school and beyond.
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ERIC JENSEN is a former teacher who has taught at all levels, from elementary school through university, and who is deeply committed to making a positive, significant, and lasting difference in the way we learn. His academic background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Master of Arts degree in organizational development, and he is currently completing his PhD in human development. He has authored 30 books, including Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Teaching with Poverty in Mind, Turnaround Tools for the Teenage Brain, Enriching the Brain, Student Success Secrets, and Super Teaching. Currently, he conducts staff development and summer in-depth trainings and speaks at conferences nationwide.
achievement gap | at-risk students | cognitive processes | cooperative learning | economically disadvantaged students
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