Understanding and Expecting Greatness from Children

Friday, July 18, 2014
CUBE Conference Presentations

In this presentation, Elizabeth Skinner, Ph.D., focuses not only on the learning challenges associated with poverty but also on the great opportunities that exist. The audience will be introduced to effective pragmatic approaches to improve the learning of children who live in impoverished conditions. The presentation will challenge school boards to evaluate their policies and programs to make sure they are focused on “high expectations and equity.”

Presenter: Elizabeth Skinner, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of Education, Illinois State University

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