Teaching and Engaging with Poverty in Mind

One day workshop for teachers


  • Eric Jensen


Join us for an engaging, fast-moving, results-oriented program! This is differentiation at its best. Learn to differentiate your teaching and school environment in ways that successfully reach students of poverty.

The bad news is that poverty can make devastating, chronic changes in the human brain. The good news is that there are powerful solutions that hundreds of schools have successfully implemented which clearly demonstrate students from poverty can achieve. 

This powerful workshop gives you:

  1. The science behind poverty and the practical strategies to succeed with every student at your school.
  2. 3 Secrets to how the brains of students from poverty are vastly different;
  3. Golden maximizers that can make significant, positive changes in their brains;
  4. Strategies you can use to get proven, consistently powerful results;

Participants will learn highly effective, innovative, real-world strategies for reaching these types of students. Based on work with over 140 Title 1 schools, Dr. Jensen shares a wealth of practical strategies to simplify your job and help you focus on success.

  • Why your students literally may have lost part of their capacity to pay attention— the impact of abuse and trauma on the brain
  • The biology of hope—how optimism, hope, and a compelling future actually trigger positive chemical changes in the brain
  • Specific activities that can help the brain of poverty re-create itself for better learning and improved memory
  • Why positive social bonding is vital for most learners, and the critical missteps to avoid
  • Proven brain-based models for transforming staff helplessness into positive empowerment
  • How to deal with classroom discipline issues and unmotivated students

DISCOVER how to skyrocket student performance by applying cutting-edge brain-based strategies to help your lowest performing students.
REDUCE classroom stress by cracking the code of how our brain changes and other learning challenges.
TRANSFORM frustration and drudgery to hope and positive accomplishment.
RETURN to work armed with powerful knowledge and practical skills for solving previously unsolvable problems and reaching previously unreachable learners.

Event Notes

Lunch will be provided

Teachers, please encourage your administrators to attend this with you and to attend the following day. They can sign up for both as a series here: Leading with Poverty in Mind.


Educational Service District 123
3924 W. Court Street Pasco WA 99301


  • Mon, October 16 2017 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Check-In: 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
    Cascade Room


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