Grade K-12 teachers across the county will gather together to discuss the effects of poverty on a child’s brain and strategies to help mitigate those effects.
The workgroup will focus on understanding the brain and behavior of children in poverty, research driven strategies for teaching those minds, and real classroom examples of Douglas County educators using those strategies.
The Benefits of Poverty in Mind Workgroup
- Gain insight into students’ brains
- Connect with peers
- Add to your strategy repertoire
- Have fun
Location: at Douglas ESD
Dates & Times:
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 12:30 to 3:30
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 12:30 to 3:30
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 12:30 to 3:30
A light lunch will be provided at noon.