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Session: February Book Study # 4 - "Poor Students, Rich Teaching"


Online Book Study

February 2018

Title: "Poor Students, Rich Teaching"

Author: Eric Jensen

This session is a Menu C course option for the WVCPD Teacher Academy and is open to all teachers.

Discover practical and research-based strategies to ensure all students, regardless of circumstance, are college and career ready. This thorough resource details the necessary but difficult work that teachers must do to establish the foundational changes essential to positively impact students in poverty.

Organized tools and resources are provided to help teachers effectively implement these essential changes.

Each online book study will be facilitated by an outstanding WV educator. You will be expected to post responses weekly based on assigned readings in the book. You will be asked to apply strategies from the book in your classroom and report back to the forum for discussion and reflection. Your facilitator will guide and support you through this process if you have never participated in an online book study before.

The book study is two months in duration. Books will be mailed to participants approximately one week prior to the session start date. Approximately one week prior to the session start date teachers will receive information via email with detailed instructions about how to participate in the online book study.

Your space will not be guaranteed until payment for the session or purchase order number is received.

A one-time registration fee of $125.00 provides you materials, instructors, and lodging (if eligible) for all Academy sessions you attend during the 2017-18 cycle. Please pay the $125.00 registration fee online or mail to: WV Center for Professional Development - The Culture Center, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305.

Monday, February 12, 2018 - Monday, April 9, 2018

The book study will begin on February 12, 2018, and end on April 9, 2018. You must register by January 29th, to allow time for your book and course instructions to be mailed to you.

Please log on to your account at www.wvcpd.org, to confirm that your address is current. If your address is not current, please email your corrected address to brooke.s.green@wv.gov. WVCPD will not provide duplicate copies of books mailed to an outdated address.



This session is designed for new and experienced teachers to provide support and promote professional growth.

Last Day to Register: 1/29/2018

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