If we've learned anything from this pandemic, it's that our most vulnerable students suffered the most, including students in poverty, whether in rural, suburban, or urban schools. This has been a traumatic year, and we know that student well-being alongside academic progress will be top of mind for you come fall.
Let ASCD help you level the playing field for students in poverty. Start with articles on engagement and the brain to build your background knowledge on how poverty impacts learning. Gain inspiration from 12 high-performing, high-poverty schools in a popular webinar with William Parrett and Kathleen Budge on ensuring equity. Discover easy-to-implement tips and strategies in our Quick Reference Guides on essential topics like teaching vocabulary, by Marilee Sprenger; engaging students in math, by Jennifer Bay-Williams and Gina Kling; preventing bullying, by Barbara Coloroso and supporting students living with adversity, by Debbie Zacarian and Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz. For a deeper dive, reach for Disrupting Poverty: Five Powerful Classroom Practices by Kathleen Budge and William H. Parrett or one of our other books to find new insights and ideas for addressing what your students and schools need most.
Get started right away by selecting from this curated list of the resources you need for your staff now.