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This fourth edition offers more than 1,000 brain-friendly strategies and examines standards-based lesson planning, learning styles, and positive teaching mind-sets to enhance student results.
Chapter 9: Poverty's Influence on Kids
Poverty's Influence on Kids
A child's brain development can be threatened by a host of risk factors; some are posed by the child's environment, others are simply natural to any growing child. Historically, poverty is a condition in which there is a significant lack of economic resources. Poverty can be generational, relative, absolute, or situational. Many who have not studied poverty think of it as a problem of no money in the checkbook or bank. Unfortunately, it's not that simple. In fact, if that were the only problem, it would be good news. But the issue is much more ...