The poverty simulation is an interactive activity designed to aid participants in understanding the daily life of a typical low-income family through engaging in an actual community model simulation. The object is to sensitize participants to the realities faced by low-income people through their involvement in the simulation. The exercise, which takes approximately two hours, includes an introduction/briefing segment, the actual simulation exercise and a debriefing period for participants to discuss their experience. Click here for more information.
Family Money Math Nights are a great way to get involved and expand math education into the home. What better way to teach math than through money! Everyone has an interest in money – parents and children alike. New research indicates that math ability is a predictor of high school success and college enrollment. We are committed to closing the achievement and opportunity gap for all children. To accomplish this, we need the full support and involvement of students, their families and their teachers. Click here for more information.
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