Check out our FREE Resources to help educators process the Jan. 6th attack on democracy with your students
"Students in poverty circumstances need us more than ever. This book provides tools, resources, and thought-provoking vignettes to illustrate what can transform our educational practice to meet the needs of all kids. After reading this book, I am astounded by how we have compartmentalized educational programming to reduce achievement gaps and yet, after decades of research, found this to be ineffective.
"Before we can look at our students in a way that emphasizes what strengths and skills they bring to the classroom, we need to look at ourselves, our biases, and preconceptions. This book is an interactive model that uses the tools of cultural proficiency as a lens to look not only at our students, but also ourselves. This self-reflection enables us to be more effective for all our students."
I am developing an early childhood inclusive education program for Georgian Court University and I want my students to be sensitive to the unique status of children who are living in poverty. This book has been extremely beneficial in helping my students become more self-reflective about working with young children and families who live in poverty.