A recent article in the New York Times identifies how simple “nudges” can provide the support for low-income students to:
· Prevent dropping out of college
· Navigate the hurdles for applying and attending college
· Provide support to parents of pre-school students around literacy and math
These nudges are as simple as personalized text messages, and some coaching around study skills.
The full article can be found here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/18/upshot/helping-the-poor-in-higher-education-the-power-of-a-simple-nudge.html?emc=eta1&_r=0&abt=0002&abg=1
How could these approaches be used to support students in your classes or schools?