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Three Classes at the Table

September 11, 2014 Published by

“12 Thinking Tools for Bridges Out of Poverty Communities” by Philip DeVol is being presented in 12 separate blogs. The paper is for people who are already using Bridges concepts and want to deepen the work of their community collaboratives. Poverty is becoming increasing complex, requiring not only a new... View Article

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Ruby Payne’s Book Wins Golden Lamp Award

September 5, 2014 Published by

Dr. Ruby Payne, Ph.D., CEO of aha! Process and author of A Framework For Understanding Poverty, has won the Golden Lamp Professional Development Award for her book and the great work surrounding it. Every year, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) hosts the REVERE Awards, the highest honor in learning resources,... View Article

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Bridges Out Of Poverty Helps Ontario Community

September 3, 2014 Published by

In collaboration with the Parry Sound District Social Services Administration Board, a new 15-week Bridges Out Of Poverty program just kicked off in Parry Sound, Ontario, a midsize rural Canadian community next to Lake Huron. The program is starting based on the great success and reception of last year’s Bridges Out... View Article

Better Algebra for All is Now Available!

August 29, 2014 Published by

BAP, FOIL, SOHCOHTOA, Next Door Neighbor Fractions and many more helpful hints to encourage students to remember the rules of mathematics. These mental models are a few of the ways students remember mathematics strategies. In the book Better Algebra For All, teachers and students are presented with examples of mental... View Article

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Bridges Out Of Poverty in Mississippi Educates the Community

August 21, 2014 Published by

A Bridges Out Of Poverty program in Mississippi is working hard with people there to escape generational poverty. The program operates in eastern Mississippi’s Golden Triangle, a group of three cities encompassing 27 census zones, 20 of which have high rates of poverty. Local financial planner Lynn Phillips-Gaines started the... View Article

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Ruby Payne Wins Golden Lamp Professional Development Award

August 12, 2014 Published by

The Golden Lamp Professional Development Award is the highest honor in educational books and materials, and it was recently awarded to Ruby Payne’s book A Framework For Understanding Poverty: A Cognitive Approach, 5th Edition. Ruby Payne was grateful for this honor from the American Association of Publishers in the category of Professional... View Article

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Ruby Payne Book Helps DC Families Out Of Poverty

August 10, 2014 Published by

Faith congregations all around Washington, DC are helping individual families pave paths out of poverty, with the help of Ruby Payne’s ideas and training. Using her book “A Framework For Understanding Poverty,” city officials are training churches, synagogues, and mosques on the hidden rules of social class so that they... View Article

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Theory of Change

August 7, 2014 Published by

“12 Thinking Tools for Bridges Out of Poverty Communities” by Philip DeVol is being presented in 12 separate blogs. The paper is for people who are already using Bridges concepts and want to deepen the work of their community collaboratives. Poverty is becoming increasing complex, requiring not only a new... View Article