This article talks about helping students traumatized by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) find a safe classroom environment that will enable them to overcome their traumas and be able to learn. This article introduces a new book, Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom by Kristin Souers with Pete Hall.Source:
Kristin Souers and Pete Hall, ASCD, March 14, 2016Description:
Excerpt: “Our work is about kids. Educating kids, inspiring kids, supporting kids, and preparing kids. And kids—whether 5 years old and stepping foot into a classroom for the first time or 18 years old and about to spread their wings and fly out of the nest for the last time—deal with all sorts of unseen experiences that contribute to who they are, their view of the world, and their capacity to manage the stressors of each moment.”
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