January In-Service

Behavior Related to Poverty

A KISS of Appreciation

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How we see things differently with the LETTER "F"

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Organizing Schools for Improvement (EMPOWER-INSPIRE-LEAD)

Curriculum Alignment

School Leadership

Parent Involvement

Teacher Capacity

SAFETY and ORDER

HABIT #5 SEEK 1st TO UNDERSTAND, THEN BE UNDERSTOOD!

I listen to other people's ideas and feelings. I try to see things from their viewpoints. I listen to others without interrupting. I am confident in voicing my ideas. I look people in the eyes when talking.

FOR the HEROES...

"How you make others FEEL about themselves says a lot about you!"
For the Heroes: A Pep Talk From Kid President
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There is MUFFIN like a GREAT TEACHER! (BAG ACTIVITY)

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Affirmations

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VOICES

Building Deeper Relationships with the JOHARI Window

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DAY #1 in a RELATIONSHIP or NEW JOB

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When TRUST DEVELOPS...

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What does this all mean to you?

Why is this exercise important?

How can you use this information at Pleasant Valley Elementary?

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Why Are Relationships Important?

"...Human relationship is a sledgehammer that wipes out every societal difference."

Robert Sapolsky


"Life is about LEARNING and GROWING!"

Could you SURVIVE...

Poverty

Middle Class

Wealth

Hidden Rules of Economic Class

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Poverty and Education

Poverty in Education

If the world was 100 people...


Where would they be from?

57 Asians

21 Europeans

14 from the Western Hemisphere, both north and south

8 Africans


What Gender would they be?

52 would be female

48 would be male


Race?

70 would be non-white

30 would be Christian


6 people would possess 59% of the entire world's wealth and all 6 would be from the United States.


**80 would live in substandard housing

**70 would be unable to read

**50 would suffer from malnutrition

**1 (yes, and 1) would have a college education

**1 would own a computer

**When one considers our world from such a compressed perspective, the need for acceptance, understanding and education becomes glaringly apparent.

? Essential Question ?

How may we explicitly help mediate the issues of poverty in our classrooms?

Activity #1

How Teachers build relationships with low achieving students?

Activity #2

Search and Rescue

Exit Slip-10 Actions to Educate Students Checklist

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