Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Mindsets for Change (Raising Achievement for Youth at Risk)

Growing up with his share of adversity, Eric Jensen knows firsthand the importance of rich teaching for economically disadvantaged students. In his book, Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Mindsets for Change, discover practical and research-based strategies to ensure all students, regardless of circumstance, are college and career ready. This thorough resource details the necessary but difficult

Growing up with his share of adversity, Eric Jensen knows firsthand the importance of rich teaching for economically disadvantaged students. In his book, Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Mindsets for Change, discover practical and research-based strategies to ensure all students, regardless of circumstance, are college and career ready. This thorough resource details the necessary but difficult work that teachers must do to establish the foundational changes essential to positively impact students from low-income families. Organized tools and resources are provided to help teachers effectively implement these essential changes.

BenefitsUnderstand the urgency of poverty in the United States.Gain four powerful mindsets to bring change.Build effective relationships with students, and help them see achievement as a reachable target.Create a welcoming classroom climate where all students love to learn and are engaged for success.


Contents
1 Why Should You Care About Poverty?
2 Why Should You Embrace Change?
3 Secrets of the Relational Mindset
4 Personalize the Learning
5 Connect Everyone for Success
6 Show Empathy
7 Lock in the Relational Mindset
8 Secrets of the Achievement Mindset
9 Set Gutsy Goals
10 Have the Right Attitude
11 Give Fabulous Feedback
12 Persist With Grit
13 Lock in the Achievement Mindset
14 Secrets of the Rich Classroom Climate Mindset
15 Engage Voice and Vision
16 Set Safe Classroom Norms
17 Foster Academic Optimism
18 Lock in the Rich Classroom Climate Mindset
19 Secrets of the Engagement Mindset
20 Engage for Maintenance and Stress
21 Engage for Setup and Buy-In
22 Engage to Build Community
23 Lock in the Engagement Mindset
Appendix: Resources for Getting Started