What Effect Does Poverty Have on Learning?

21/04/2017

Teachers should know this.  Read How Poverty Changes the Brain at

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/02/nearly-half-of-jobs-could-be-automated-in-the-future-heres-what-the-researchers-are-saying?utm_content=buffer789b3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

to learn more

 


Know Your Students’ Trauma Events

13/02/2017

It does matter what and when it occurred.  Read more here in “Your brain is particularly vulnerable to trauma at two distinct ages” at https://qz.com/470751/your-brain-is-particularly-vulnerable-to-trauma-at-two-distinct-ages/?utm_source=atlfb


How Art Can Help Children Overcome Trauma

22/12/2016

Trauma has a huge impact on academic and emotional development.  Schools should be proactive in dealing with it.  Here is one avenue:  http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/12/14/how-art-can-help-children-overcome-trauma.html?cmp=eml-enl-eu-news2http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/12/14/how-art-can-help-children-overcome-trauma.html?cmp=eml-enl-eu-news2


The Long-Lasting Effect of Trauma

12/12/2016

Read Childhood Trauma Effects Often Persist Into 50s and Beyond at http://www.nextavenue.org/effects-childhood-trauma/


10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know

07/12/2016

Important to consider:  http://www.weareteachers.com/10-things-about-childhood-trauma-every-teacher-needs-to-know/


7 Ways to Calm a Young Brain in Trauma

08/11/2016

To be considered when working with youngsters:  https://www.edutopia.org/article/7-ways-calm-young-brain-trauma-lori-desautels?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow


How do Schools Integrate With Refugees: A Story

14/09/2016

Read:  “Route to refugee success in schools. Districts provide intensive services to students and families who’ve fled their homeland”  at https://www.districtadministration.com/article/route-refugee-success-schools


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