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  • Helping Traumatized Kids Learn
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    Teachers can find practical solutions in the classroom for helping all kids learn at traumasensitiveschools.org...
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  • Safe and Supportive Schools
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    Massachusetts “Safe and Supportive Schools” provisions signed into law, boosts trauma-informed school movement August 13, 2014 By Elizabeth Prewitt Original article can be found here http://acestoohigh.com/?s=safe+and+supportive+schools&submit=Search Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today signed into law provisions to create conditions for “safe and supportive schools” intended to improve education outcomes for children statewide, and giving momentum to the state’s trauma-informed schools movement. Continue Reading...
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  • Second grade teacher, Jennifer Hensley talks about what she does every day in her classroom …
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    Second grade teacher, Jennifer Hensley, talks about what she does every day in her classroom to let her students share how they are doing. Each day we start with a morning meeting, a little check in for my class to see and hear how everyone is doing. I started this the first day of school after talking with a group Continue Reading...
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  • Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma: Advice Based on Experience
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    Compiled by Carolyn Lunsford Mears, Ph.D. (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012)   September 11. . . VA Tech . . . Columbine . . . Hurricane Katrina . . . physical assault . . . traumatic events that change lives. Educational professionals face difficult challenges in meeting the learning needs of children who have experienced trauma, whatever the scale of event. Reclaiming School Continue Reading...
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  • Low-income students combat stress with mindfulness
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    Low-income students combat stress with mindfulness. Practices inside the classroom to reduce stress in all children.!...
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  • From: Momastery.com
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    A few weeks ago, I went into Chase’s class for tutoring. I’d emailed Chase’s teacher one evening and said, “Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you’re sending home is math – but I’m not sure I believe him. Help, please.” She emailed right back and said, “No problem! I can tutor Chase after school anytime.” And I said, “No, Continue Reading...
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