2017 Engaging Students With Poverty In Mind - Details

Where: Online Session, Augusta, ME (US).
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Event description:

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Eric Jensen's

Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind

Exclusive to MPA
Members Only!

 Limted to 20 participants

First Come First Served

Sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association

50 Industrial Drive, Augusta, Maine


Program Description...

engaging students with poverty in mindPoverty is a growing state-wide issue. Many aspects of poverty are out of schools’ control; however, there are many things that schools CAN do to engage students who live in poverty.

Using Eric Jenson’s text, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement, this professional development opportunity will give you strategies for teaching and working with students and parents who live in extreme poverty. We will have the opportunity to learn from the text and each other and share information that will help all educators better meet the needs of those living in low- to no-income homes.”

MPA’s Commitment to the Participants:

- A copy of Eric Jenson’s Book, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind;
- Provide timely and meaningful responses to all posts;
- Facilitate online discussions and pose higher-level questions to challenge participants’ thinking;
- Create a space to post resources for all those participating; and
- 11 Contact Hours.

YOUR Commitment:
- A total of one hour (on average) per week for reading, posting responses, and online discussions with others. YOU get to choose when to read and respond to others during the week.

What you will receive:
- High quality professional development on teaching students of poverty;
- A copy of Eric Jenson’s book, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind;
- Access to other administrators around the state who are dealing with the same issues around poverty; and
- Access to resources to further support learning for you and your staff.
Overall Timeline:
Up to September 13: Register up to this date to receive book on time.

Week of September 18: You will receive your online information on how to sign in to CourseSites and book.

September 23:
Welcome to the MPA on line PD Book Study: A Step By Step Guide On How To Make The Most of This Experience

September 30: Chapter 1 - Introduction and the Seven Engagement Factors

October 7: Chapter 2 - The Rules for Engagement

October 14: Catch Up Week

October 21: Chapter 3 - Engage for Positive Climate

October 28: Chapter 4 - Engage to Build Cognitive Capacity

November 4: Chapter 5 - Engage for Motivation and Effort

November 11: Catch Up Week

November 18: Chapter 6 - Engage for Deep Understanding

November 25: Chapter 7 - Engage for Energy and Focus

December 2: Chapter 8 - How to Automate Engagement

December 9: Chapter 9 - “Now what” Meeting the Challenge of Implementation

December 16: Wrap up and Evaluation






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