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“Trauma-Sensitive” Schools: A new framework for reaching troubled students

slider-6By LAURA PAPPANO (Harvard Education Letter)

The most artfully devised curriculum means little to a student whose mind is fixed on last night’s shooting outside or the scary, violent fight between parents that broke out in the kitchen. Brilliant … Read the rest

Schools That Separate the Child From the Trauma (With implications for mentoring)

Screen Shot 2014-06-14 at 12.48.12 PMBy DAVID BORNSTEIN (NYTimes)

Recently, I reported on the damaging effects that prolonged stress can have on young children who lack adequate protection from adults. Over the past 15 years, researchers have learned that highly stressful — and potentially … Read the rest

Schools That Separate the Child From the Trauma

Schools That Separate the Child From the Trauma - The Chronicles of Evidence-Based MentoringBy DAVID BORNSTEIN

Posted in the New York Times

Recently, I reported on the damaging effects that prolonged stress can have on young children who lack adequate protection from adults. Over the past 15 years, researchers have learned that highly Read the rest