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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to
Transcript of "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to
"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom."~George Washington Carver
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:
tandards-Based Curriculum and Instruction
rts, Athletics, and Advanced Placement
etooling of the Operating System
NOVA Academic Enrichment Program
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.
The Brain Can Change for the BETTER!!!
The Effects of Poverty
Emotional and social challenges
Acute and chronic stress
Health and safety issues
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