This article suggests a variety of strategies which teachers can use to help students cope with stress and focus on learning. These include brain breaks and focused-attention practices which can be used in classroom settings.Source:
Dr. Laurie Desauteis, Edutopia, October 23, 2017Description:
"Adversity and trauma reside in our biology, not our psychology and cognition, so we educators need to prime students' brains for learning. This calls for a deeper understanding of how our brains develop and how they respond to adversity and trauma, and how building relationships and providing strategies that promote emotional regulation can positively affect students' emotional, psychological, and cognitive health."Read the full article here!