ERIC Number: EJ826260
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
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Reference Count: 20
Poverty and Payne: Supporting Teachers to Work with Children of Poverty
Sato, Mistilina; Lensmire, Timothy J.
Phi Delta Kappan, v90 n5 p365-370 Jan 2009
If we are going to make progress in helping teachers develop awareness and pedagogies that are sensitive to children who live in poverty, we need to challenge the widespread misinformation that is being disseminated in this area and then set a new course. The work of Ruby Payne merely furthers negative stereotypes of the poor.
Descriptors: Poverty, Cultural Awareness, Stereotypes, Teaching Methods, Children, Teacher Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Cultural Differences, Academic Ability
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