In Eric Jensen’s latest book, you’ll 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 in poverty. Organized tools and resources are provided to help teachers effectively implement these essential changes.
- Understand the urgency of poverty in the United States.
- Adopt 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.
In teaching, you have to believe that every single student can improve a great deal and that you’re willing and able to make it happen. You have to believe that you are the biggest difference maker in each student’s life.” —Poor Students, Rich Teaching