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The Poverty Mindset

Ruby Payne PhD

A Framework for Understanding Poverty

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About Ruby Payne PhD

Ruby Payne is the authority on working across economic classes to create sustainable communities where everyone can live well. An engaging and down-to-earth speaker, Payne translates abstract concepts into concrete strategies with a sense of humor that leaves audiences wanting more.

After changing the conversation in education to focus on poverty, Payne's work has expanded into social services, criminal justice, healthcare, the workplace, and more.
Payne has written or coauthored more than a dozen ...

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Research-Based Strategies

Serve under-resourced students with hands-on techniques that help you narrow and then close the achievement gap. Reduce planning time, improve effectiveness, and develop more immediate, reliable intervention ...

Removing the Mask: Identifying and Serving Gifted Students from Poverty

School districts struggle to identify giftedness in students from poverty. Do the demographics of your gifted and talented program accurately reflect the demographics of your campus? If not, this book ...

Emotional Poverty: How to Reduce Anger, Anxiety, and Violence in your Classroom

What is emotional poverty? It is when the brain is unintegrated and unregulated, when the bonding and attachment is not secure, and the inner self is under-developed. Why is this important? Increasingly ...

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Remove The Mask by Ruby Payne PhD
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. . . Everyone loved Dr. Payne! I talked with teachers from all three schools, and they said it was one of the best workshops ever. The information she presented is so relevant to our area. Thanks so for your assistance.

Cindy Jones - Director of Federal Programs - Telfair County Schools - Georgia

Last year, out of 110 of my students, 75 improved their scores. I had students who were scoring below basic move up to proficient, a large gain. And it happened because of the strategies and the building of relationships we’ve learned with Dr. Payne.

Arclista Story, Language Arts Teacher - Ridgeroad Middle Charter School, AR

All of our achievement scores have gone up. Students who come from poverty are closing that achievement gap. Not only are they catching up with their peers, but as all our test scores go up exponentially, they are right with them!

Dr. Wynona Winn, Superintendent - Hutchinson, KS

I have presented to over 650 people in our district over the past few years. We are constantly being told that this is the best staff development workshop our district offers. They just love the information. It’s such a wonderful program.

Marsha McDonald, Counselor - Bancroft Community School, Spring Valley, CA

Ruby’s techniques are the common sense answer to what my students are lacking! It is such a pleasure to have learned how to use some of the tools and techniques and see my students doing well and feeling successful academically.

Nancy Wermuth, Language Arts, English Teacher - Fort Wayne Community Schools, Fort Wayne, In

The Technical Assistance gave us direction and unified us as a faculty all moving toward the same goal—student achievement. We’re excited about our reading scores, which went up 9.9% in seventh grade and 9.2 % in eighth grade.

Frank Gonzales, Principal - Kepner MS, Denver, CO
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