13848 • Early Grades Literacy and Poverty – Cullowhee
The majority of teachers are middle-class, Caucasian, and female. Using the first of Stephen Covey’s seven habits—seek first to understand, then to be understood—teachers will investigate some of the fundamental differences between people raised in the middle class and those who live in generational poverty. They also will learn several teaching techniques to help students organize their thinking and writing and interact with each other more positively. The agenda for each day is the same. Sign up for only one. Teacher at all grade levels are encouraged to attend.