What Impact Does the State of US Politics Have on Refugees?

20/05/2017

Remembering that refugees already are traumatized by the events that brought them here after undergoing extreme vetting, what does the current state of politics do to refugees?  Read more at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/social-workers-the-emotional-impact-of-trumps-executive_us_591db8d0e4b0e8f558bb244d?ncid=engmodushpmg00000003


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


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