In order to fully grasp the magnitude of our current state of urban education while serving high need students, we must build a foundation of understanding the mindset of the children we serve. This workshop/interaction will look at those factors that hinder teachers from working with adolescents in high needs schools. Emphasis will be placed on creating a baseline of understanding the mindset of adolescents from high needs schools. This workshop will also attempt to provide administrators teachers with solutions and techniques that will motivate, educate and assist in the personal development of the children we serve.
By the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to: