Urban Education Opportunities
Registration is available through MyPD
Overview of Diversity Topics
Moodle course. Topics addressed include
stereotypes and biases, cognitive differences, socioeconomic considerations, and cultural
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Participants in this course
background knowledge about diverse learners and examine their ow
n culture and biases. They
explore strategies to create a positive, collaborative classroom community and research
teaching strategies appropriate for their diverse students.
Implications of Poverty for Teaching and Learning
is a self
paced Moodle course. This course
will explore current research on the effects of poverty on our economically disadvantaged
as well as strategies that may be effective for building relationships and delivering
classroom instruction. Content in Moodle will be available on January 2, 2013. Registration is
now available on MyPD.
is an interactive and experi
workshop to help administrators and
based staff understand the daily challenges faced by many of our economically
Participants will go through a scenario in which they become part of a
family and have to "survive" livi
ng in poverty. This
activity is in preparation for the
afternoon session which will be based on the book
A Framework for Understanding Poverty
Ruby Payne, PhD. along with other related research on the impact of poverty on education.
n is only open to Title I educators.
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