Impact of Poverty

Topic: Curriculum and Instruction
Instructor: JoAnn Berkowitz
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: AU Elyria Center
Location: EPD

Course Description:

Participants will increase their knowledge and skills in understanding the impact of poverty on student performance and specific strategies that support at-risk student classroom success. During the course students will become aware of poverty indicators in their state, community and school district; specific effects of poverty on student emotional, social, physical and academic development; success stories of communities and schools who have implemented programs that have had great success; components in schools and classrooms that support at-risk students success. Students will learn specific strategies that have been proven successful in at-risk schools that support high expectations, effective lesson delivery, increased student engagement, strong classroom climate and strategies that build character and trust.

Please contact the instructor, JoAnn Berkowitz to pre-register and pay the $375.00 instructional fee

Costs: $810, $45
Timespan of Course:
February 3, 2014 to April 7, 2014
Contact E-mail:

Meeting Times

  • Day and Time of Meeting: 
    Monday, February 3, 2014 - 8:30am to Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 8:30am
    Location of Meeting: 
Registration Information:
Course Number: 1579
Course Section Name: EDU*6310*N14
Academic Term: 14/GW
Academic Level: GW
Credits: 3.00
Subject: EDU