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Thursday, June 23 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Engaging Children of Poverty

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Students of poverty often struggle with engagement, which leads to poor academic performance and behavioral challenges. The reasons these students struggle are varied and include trauma, which affects the brain. Seven reasons students of poverty struggle will be identified along with research-based strategies to engage students and make them available for learning.

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Tamara Diebold

Principal, Dorchester School District Two
Dr. Diebold and the Eagle Nest family work to help their diverse school family combat the effects of generational and situational poverty with research based best practices. A growing number of English Language Learners and an increasing percentage of children living in poverty bring new challenges to the classrooms. Join us in our journey to face those challenges as we strive to ensure that all children are college and career ready.
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Caroline Moore

Teacher, Dorchester School District Two
Caroline Moore is a teacher at Knightsville Elementary School who is currently working to gain a Master's degree in school counseling at The Citadel. She is the president of her counseling honor society, Chi Sigma Iota. This is her third year teaching and she is committed to providing education and support to educators, families and students.

Thursday June 23, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm
LNB 145