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Wednesday, March 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Why Poverty Matters and What School Librarians Can Do! with Dr. Tammy Pawloski

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Life in poverty can negatively impact development and achievement, and income is the single strongest correlate with standardized test scores. With effective teachers, however, under-resourced students learn at the same rate as their more affluent peers, and small shifts in teacher moves can yield big changes in both brain development and school success. Learn why poverty matters and what school librarians can do to capitalize on the previously untapped potential in every student, including those from a life in poverty.

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Tammy Pawloski

Professor of Education, Francis Marion University
Tammy Pawloski currently serves as Professor of Education and Director of the Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty at Francis Marion University. She has led more than 400 professional learning events for teachers, school leaders, and stakeholders. Pawloski... Read More →

Wednesday March 11, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
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