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Eric Jensen is a former teacher with a real love of learning. He has taught at all levels, from elementary school through university, and he is currently completing his doctorate in human development.
In 1981, Jensen cofounded the United States' first and largest brain-compatible learning program, now with more than 50,000 graduates.
Jensen is currently a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the New York Academy of Sciences. He was the founder of the Learning Brain EXPO and has trained educators and trainers worldwide in this field for 25 years.
He is deeply committed to making a positive, lasting difference in the way we learn. Currently, he speaks at conferences and conducts in-school professional development on poverty and engagement.
Check out Jensen's most recent ASCD books: Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement and Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It.
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