A great reading about several categories of stress and trauma and how it affects children can be found here
Read Mind and gut: Associations between mood and gastrointestinal distress in children exposed to adversity here
Many educators encounter students who go through, have been, or cause others traumatic experiences. Therefore, many teachers are traumatized. Read more in The Reality of PTSD in Teachers
Not taking into account how trauma affects student learning will have grave consequences for student learning and school performance. Excerpt:
An emerging body of research backs that stance. A 2017 metastudy of over 97,000 K–12 students, for example, found that SEL practices boost academic success, decrease disruptive behavior, and reduce emotional distress in the long term.
I still remember how overwhelmed my brain was when I went to graduate school in the USA. How about you? Read more about the necessity for brain breaks for ELs here
Technology can leverage the playing field. More here