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Understanding Poverty

Published on Nov 01, 2016

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Understanding Poverty

Chris Clinton, Henderson State university, Fall 2016
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What stood out to me:

  • Role models and Emotional Resources
  • Discipline
  • Creating Relationships
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Being a Role Model

  • Steven Covey's Maturity Continuum
  • Students who are forced to grow up to fast
  • Emotional Memory Bank

How to provide for these students emotionally

  • Through support systems
  • By using Appropriate discipline strategies and approaches
  • By establishing long term relationships
  • By teaching the hidden rules
  • By identifying options
  • By increasing individuals achievement level through appropriate instruction
  • By teacheing goal setting.
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How do we use this to help:

  • scheduling make sure these students are comfortable with their teachers.
  • Teachers and leaders as role models
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  • Students from poverty need to have two sets of behaviors
  • The purpose of discipline should be to change the behavior
  • Structure and choice need to be a part of the discipline approach

Creating relationships:

  • locate a resiliant kid and you will also find a caring adult or several who has guided him- invincible kids, Us news and world report.
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Creating Relationships

  • For students and adults from poverty, the primary motivation for thier success will be in thier relationships
  • As teachers we have to find ways to connect to this students
  • Deposits/Withdraws make sure students are respected.
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