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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to

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NOVA ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom."~George Washington Carver
The Problems
The Research
Eric Jensen

Former teacher, academic background is in English and human development.
A real love of educational neuroscience.
For over 20 years, he has been connecting the research with practical classroom applications.
What is Poverty?
There are six types of poverty:

Situational
Generational
Absolute
Relative
Urban
Rural

Classroom-Level Success
S
tandards-Based Curriculum and Instruction

H
ope Building

A
rts, Athletics, and Advanced Placement

R
etooling of the Operating System

E
ngaging Instruction
NOVA Academic Enrichment Program
Science
Summer Learning Loss

The Achievement Gap

The School-to-Prison Pipeline
Chronic exposure to poverty causes the brain to physically change in a detrimental manner
Because the brain is designed to adapt from experience, it can also change for the better.
Although many factors affect academic success, certain key ones are especially effective in turning around students raised in poverty.
Poverty
The Brain Can Change for the BETTER!!!
The Effects of Poverty
Emotional and social challenges
Acute and chronic stress
Cognitive lags
Health and safety issues
Math
Reading/ Writing
Arts
Exercise
Objectives
To use the time, space, resources to educate our children for life.
To alter the effects of poverty on our children
To change the world for the positive
Fun
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