As students return to school after a tumultuous year, here are tips to help them re-engage and ease back into the classroom.
Toxic stress alters brain chemical production and blood flow. While stress is identified as a brain disorder that can hinder students of all demographics, under-resourced learners are more likely to experience traumatic stressors, which, in turn, can create roadblocks to learning. Educators who understand the impact of stress and can recognize symptoms are able to apply and teach stress-reducing strategies that will help students perform better in school and live more productive lives.
This week’s “question-of-the-week” is: What is the single most effective instructional strategy you have used when teaching physical education?
Trauma research shows that the vast majority of people who experience trauma—about 80%—will recover in just a few months. About 10% of people, however, will develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress
Rick Hess: City Year partners with public schools in 29 cities across the U.S., where its AmeriCorps members provide full-time support to students and teachers. Especially in light of the
‘They are my students:’ Lexington High teacher makes her virtual students feel a part of in-person class.
Lexington High School math teacher Joanna Small greets each of her first block students as she checks their temperature before they walk through the door. And, again in her other
We may not have all the answers, but we can give children our care–and our presence.
An elementary school newscast is bringing kids together and giving them a reason to smile during a tough year.