Teacher Wendi Pillars shares a visual illustration of the points made in Larry Ferlazzo’s video, “7 Tips For Remote Teaching.”
Poverty, defined as the absence of needed resources, can have both short- and long-term effects on health, development and success in life. Students who live with limited resources may need unique supports in order to reveal often-hidden potential. Educators who understand the potential impacts and are ready with specific strategies will be better able to help every student achieve at high levels.
Stolzfus, K. (2020, April 7). 5 Essential trauma-informed priorities for remote learning. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
As the COVID-19 pandemic upended communities worldwide, millions of educators moved at warp speed from gathering face-to-face to sheltering at home. In a matter of days, human connection required some
Furfaro, H. (2020, April 6). Mental health experts race to help children cope with stay-at-home life amid coronavirus closures. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
Health care providers and schools are beginning to offer digital mental health support to students, whose lives and schedules have been traumatically upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Therapist Lizz Dexter-Mazza
Summerlin, F.C. (2020, April 6). Helping Students Map Support Networks In Times Of Crisis. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
This is the second in a series of posts aimed at providing resources for educators navigating the social and emotional needs of students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paull, S. (2020, April 7). ACEs Champion Julie Kurtz Gives Every Child (and Adult) a Voice. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
Julie Kurtz hasn’t stopped creating ways to build and promote resilience in herself and others who have experienced trauma since she left her family home for college at age 18.
GryphonHouse. (2020, April, 3). #MindfulnessMonday | Activities or Parents from ECE Expert. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
As the world continues to produce more uncertainty, one thing is absolutely certain: slowing down, spending time with each other, and recognizing your feelings is incredibly important. We’re introducing #MindfulnessMonday
Like other children around the world, Shubert and Sophie are currently staying home. They’re helping keep their community safe by sheltering in place with their family. Although it feels like
ConsciousDiscipline. (2020, April 2). Conflict and Consequences: The New Roadmap to Behavioral Change With Jill Molli. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
So, how do we respond to conflict and misbehavior? If we opt for traditional punishment, we’re likely to see little to no behavioral change in children. That’s because in most
“ConsciousDiscipline. (2020, April 3). When Parents Are Away: Supporting Children of Emergency Personnel With Abbi Kruse. Retrieved April 13, 2020. “
Healthy attachment can make the difference between a difficult experience and a traumatic one. Become a healthy, attuned source of comfort for these distressed children and babies.
Kids need play to stay active and engaged with one another, and to support families and teachers. We want to share our expertise to help keep kids engaged in play