Tag Archives: Poverty

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine holds poverty simulation – News at OU

About 30 medical students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) walked a proverbial mile in the shoes of those less fortunate during a recent poverty simulation. The Missouri Community Action Network Poverty Simulation (CAPS) was held Aug. 24 at Welcome Missionary Baptist Church in Pontiac, Michigan. CAPS is an interactive immersion experience… Read More »

Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap (Multicultural Education Series)

The author draws from decades of research to deconstruct popular myths, misconceptions, and educational practices that undercut the achievement of low-income students. Gorski carefully describes the challenges that students in poverty face and the resiliencies they and their families draw upon. Most importantly, this book provides specific, evidence-based strategies for teaching youth by creating equitable,… Read More »