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Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids’ Brains and What Schools Can Do About It

  • Geneva National Golf Club 1221 Geneva National Avenue South Lake Geneva, WI, 53147 United States (map)

Eric Jensen’s high-energy, classroom-tested, research-based model is designed to erase the academic effects of poverty.

About Eric Jensen

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Eric Jensen has been a leading authority on the science and applications of brain research in education for more than 15 years. He is a former teacher who has spoken at national and international conferences and taught as adjunct faculty at three universities. Jensen is a longtime member of the invitation-only Society for Neuroscience and President’s Club at the prestigious Salk Institute of Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. He has authored Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Enriching the Brain, and 23 other books on learning, the brain and teaching.

About the Training

This high-energy workshop will show participants how to break the pattern of failure and help turn D and F students into high-achieving, motivated learners. Explore both the science and the specific classroom strategies to reach students in poverty. 
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Who Should Attend

K-12 elementary and secondary education teachers, ELL teachers, pupil services staff, building principals, directors of curriculum, special education, district administrators, educational assistants, school board members, and interested community members.


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Geneva National Golf Club
1221 Geneva National Avenue South
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
PH: (262) 245-7000

Cost and Registration

$295 per person; discount available for district registrations of 75 or more. Contact Cheryl Malaha to discuss group pricing.

Limit: 300 participants.


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Contact Cheryl Malaha, Executive Director,
CESA 6 Instructional Services or 262-573-7025