Building Relationships with Kids & Families in Poverty


Presenters: Mike Crabtree, TopTenn Educational Consulting
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1D; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A, 2B, 2C; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3C;Learning Environment 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D; Professional Practices and Responsibilities 6B, 6C, 6D

Grade Level: 
Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

What’s the best way to help economically disadvantaged learners in school? In this one-hour session from TopTenn Educational Consulting, Mike Crabtree discusses how to build relationships with students and parents affected by poverty. When you complete this course, you’ll understand how to inspire students to catch up and excel in their learning opportunities.

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Teaching kids and working with families in poverty have been a constant in our educational communities. Economically disadvantaged students are often faced with additional learning struggles. So how can educators help to close the gaps?

Schools have a more powerful impact and deeper reach than any other social institution to make a difference with this important group. Together, we will learn and develop our own plan to disrupt poverty and help students thrive!

In this 1-hour course, you will learn:

  • How poverty affects students’ learning
  • How to help economically disadvantaged students
  • Why building relationships is necessary
  • The 4 building blocks of good relationships
  • How to work with families in poverty

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3 reviews for Building Relationships with Kids & Families in Poverty

  1. Hilda – SAN BENITO CISD (verified owner)

    Wonderful job identifying how to meet the needs of children who are suffering from circumstances that are out of their control.

  2. Julie – BRAZOS ISD (verified owner)

    This course is excellent common sense told by a wonderful storyteller.

  3. Ashley – BRAZOS ISD (verified owner)

    Great course learning about how to community and identity with poverty in the area if you had not experienced poverty first hand.

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