How Poverty Impacts Education

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Education reform has been a hot topic in recent years, and leaders across the political spectrum have championed measures such as increased testing and results-based evaluation of teachers and school districts. But one of the most pervasive problems affecting public schools is rarely discussed as an education issue at all. With the recent news that a majority of K-12 students in the Southern and Western United States now live in low-income households, it is time to take a serious look at how poverty affects education.

10 surprising facts about how poverty affects academic success and what can be done to counteract its effects.

For Poverty Awareness Month, Scientific Learning has compiled facts about poverty… Here are 10 surprising facts you may not know about poverty and its impact on children in our schools: Click here to read more.

Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Eric Jensen Webinars With Scientific Learning.

Eric Jensen will speak at a variety of events and present a series of complimentary, professional development webinars in partnership with Scientific Learning. Mark your calendars!

Feb 24th: Leading with the Brain in Mind: Focus on Emotions

60 minute webinar

This fast-moving session by leading expert Eric Jensen will show you how emotions run our school. Both the staff and the students make a majority of their decision through an emotional filter. But this is great news for you, as a leader. Learn how to harness the stallions and get the emotional “engine” of achievement moving forward at top speed. Stay for the whole session and you’ll get a powerful tool to share with your staff, FREE.

April 13th: Leading with the Brain in Mind: Focus on Cognitive Capacity

60 minute webinar

Join us for an amazing and idea packed session by cognitive capacity builder, Dr. Eric Jensen. Discover the one cognitive tool, that when tested at age 5, has a greater impact on student achievement than even IQ. Your staff and your students can do much better. But you have to know where to invest your time and energy. Learn how to upgrade the human brain and you’ll start seeing some daily miracles. Stay for the whole session and you’ll get a list of the Top 10 all-time best cognitive capacity builders.

November 2nd: Leading with the Brain in Mind: Focus on Behaviors

60 minute webinar

Classroom behavior issues can and do undercut student achievement. Join us for an fast-moving, idea packed  session by Dr. Eric Jensen. Discover seven tools that can eliminate 95% of behavioral issues. Your staff and your students can do much better. But you have to know where to invest your time and energy. Learn how to reduce classroom behavior issues and you’ll start seeing some daily academic miracles. Stay for the whole session and get a list of the 7 All time Best Better Behavior Tools.

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