Educators play a huge role in determining the success of children who come from households in poverty. Johnson (2013) claims that effective educators need to “understand the important role of connecting, validating, educating, responding, leading, and succeeding with children who live in these environments.” The author was a child who came from a low socioeconomic status, and she wants to debunk the myth that a low status equals low results. This article also provides many strategies for incorporating these six practices that can help students.
Johnson, C. (2013). Leading learning for children from poverty: Six effective practices can help teachers help students. AMLE. Retrieved from https://www.amle.org/BrowsebyTopic/WhatsNew/WNDet/TabId/270/ArtMID/888/ArticleID/351/Leading-Learning-for-Children-From-Poverty.aspx