Americans of all ages — including children and teens — are spending more time sitting, according to a survey of more than 50,000 people. Erin
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Gaskell, M. (2019, June 05). 3 ways our school is fighting back against trauma. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
A middle school in New Jersey “stacks” resources to help students battle the effects of trauma, principal Michael Gaskell writes. Gaskell shares three strategies, including
Ravesi-weinstein, C. (2019, June 04). 3 strategies to reduce school avoidance. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
Anxiety can cause students to avoid school altogether — meaning they do not attend or complete work — writes Christine Ravesi-Weinstein, a high-school assistant principal.
Udesky, L. (2019, June 4). Suisun Elementary (CA) makes ACEs science intrinsic to everyday life. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
See how far the understanding of ACES has come, and how practical applications of our collective knowledge are now being applied to ‘real world’ situations.
Flowers, J. (2019, May 30). A look at the benefits of universal school meals. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
A University of Vermont study of universal school meals found that 83% of school staff said the free meals made students better prepared to learn
Teens with adverse childhood experiences who played team sports in middle school and high school were significantly less likely to receive anxiety or depression diagnoses
Eaton-Robb, P. (2019, May 26). Discipline or treatment? Schools rethinking vaping response. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka
Rueb, E. S. (2019, April 24). W.H.O. Says Limited or No Screen Time for Children Under 5. Retrieved May 1, 2019.
In a new set of guidelines, the World Health Organization said that infants under 1 year old should not be exposed to electronic screens and
Mead, V. (2019, March 29). Adverse Babyhood Experiences and Chronic Illness 1.0: A Subset of ACEs (Free ABE Fact Sheets & Checklist). Retrieved April 29, 2019.
Do you ever wonder if your chronic illness or other health condition was influenced by prenatal stress? Or from being born prematurely or by cesarean,
Rosa, S. D. (2019, April 24). These 3 tactics are helping schools tackle food insecurity. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
School districts nationwide are implementing programs aimed at curbing food insecurity among students, including by delivering meals to students via food trucks and installing on-campus