The How and Why of Trauma-Informed Teaching

15/05/2019

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.

More here


Brain breaks for English learners increase focus, motivation, and engagement

08/05/2019

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


Decrease Anxiety About Learning English With Mobile Gaming

06/05/2019

Technology can leverage the playing field. More here


What developmental trauma disorder looks like in kids

26/03/2019

All of us have students who have a trauma background. But even though we may know about it, what do we know about what such trauma may mean for your student’s life? Find some answers here


The Power of Education: Visual

23/03/2019

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Does Trauma Affect the Physiological Condition?

22/03/2019

Yes, it does. And the physiology affects learning, social conditioning, and growing up. See below:

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ESL Corner: Study links longer-distance moves to lower student performance

22/03/2019

Teachers should consider this research and support students accordingly. Find more at this link


New Survey of Educators Shows Link Between Social and Emotional Learning and English Learner Student Success

18/03/2019

Find this interesting publication here


Mindful Classrooms: Using Gestures

14/03/2019

Great ideas at https://www.edutopia.org/article/strengthening-bonds-between-students


Substantial racial stereotyping toward young children of color found among white adults who work with the

07/03/2019

A new study with scary implications. Check your own biases.  More at https://www.discriminology.org/news-1/2018/11/21/substantial-racial-stereotyping-toward-young-children-of-color-found-among-white-adults-who-work-with-them?fbclid=IwAR12eaSCmZxhx9Zb103o4qAu7PM-O8rxOOl5eUVNa-kmgs7hLV5Mk9QniGg


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