Title

The Poverty Simulation: Increasing Teacher Sensitivity for Students Living in Poverty

First Presenter's Institution

Bryan County Schools

Second Presenter's Institution

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Third Presenter's Institution

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

Fourth Presenter's Institution

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Fifth Presenter's Institution

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Location

Vernon

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

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Brief Program Description

This presentation describes the Poverty Simulation in southeast Georgia and its history. Survey data reveals increased teacher empathy toward students and their families who live in poverty. Strategies for improving the academic achievement and socio-emotional skills of children living in poverty are offered. Target audiences include educators and instructional designers. Handouts will be given and participants are encouraged to enter dialogue with the presenters.

Summary

Presenter will provide.

Evidence

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Aviva Goelman Rice, Ed.D., Coordinator of Professional Learning, Bryan County Schools, Black Creek, GA; Linda Ann McCall, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus, Savannah, GA; and Jacquelyn E. Ogden, MED, Faculty Member and County Agent, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, Savannah, GA

Presentation Year

2018

Start Date

3-6-2018 2:45 PM

End Date

3-6-2018 4:00 PM

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Mar 6th, 2:45 PM Mar 6th, 4:00 PM

The Poverty Simulation: Increasing Teacher Sensitivity for Students Living in Poverty

Vernon

This presentation describes the Poverty Simulation in southeast Georgia and its history. Survey data reveals increased teacher empathy toward students and their families who live in poverty. Strategies for improving the academic achievement and socio-emotional skills of children living in poverty are offered. Target audiences include educators and instructional designers. Handouts will be given and participants are encouraged to enter dialogue with the presenters.