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Poverty Part 3 {Working with Parents & Students of Poverty}

EDUC 600




Instructor: Pat Anderson

Grading: Letter

Friday, April 10, 2015 - Saturday, April 11, 2015

Meet Friday, April 10 {5:30-8:30 p.m.} & Saturday, April 11 {9:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.} + remainder hrs. independent study due April 25, 2015

Instruction Mode: Combination

Location: Stop-N-Go Bldg, Room 104, Fargo, ND

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $110

Course Description:

This course provides educators with strategies for assisting students in developing emotional resources, discipline strategies for students with hidden rules different from middle class, ways in which many boys of today are in crisis, strategies for working with parents of the under resourced learner and information about the community of poverty.


  • Understand family structure and resulting behavior patterns in generational poverty.
  • Understand how many boys today are in crisis.
  • Understand the importance of relationships to students from poverty and learn ways to help students from poverty create relationships.
  • Learn various discipline strategies that can reframe situations for students from poverty.
  • Understand the advantages of establishing positive relationships with parents.
  • Learn about the general community of poverty.


Attended Poverty, Part 1 & 2

About The Instructor

Pat Anderson

Pat Anderson has 43+ years of teaching experience and is a certified trainer for the Dr. Ruby Payne "Framework for Understanding Poverty" courses.

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