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Traditional school schedules fail to take advantage of the natural, daily cycle of a student’s cognitive abilities, which are analytical earlier in the day, fall into a trough around noon, and become more creative later.
In this web seminar, Ruby Payne, author of “Emotional Poverty in All Demographics,” and Michael Curl, a middle school principal, discussed how administrators can keep the school environment calm and positive, and outlined strategies for reducing shame, anger, and emotional stress. Sponsored content by aha! Process.
Trauma-informed practices can guide educators in creating safe environments, adjusting harmful disciplinary policies and helping students become more resilient.
Some experts continue to question whether lockdown drills designed to prepare students for active shooters and other emergencies do more harm than good.
LRP Media Group, a recognized leader in the special education publishing industry, has released a second edition of Academic and Behavioral Interventions That Work for Students With Autism. The 2019 […]
Many districts plan to or have already extended the elementary school day to accommodate more recess. Other school systems could register free play as class time. But some students will lose school recess once they get into middle school.
A new high school education program acknowledges that some students will choose to use drugs, alcohol or other substances. So, it's teaching young people to make safe choices.
Districts are offering signing bonuses, filling gaps with social workers and counselors, training teachers to spot signs of distress, and developing intervention teams.
Parents and nonprofit groups are suing districts for teachers isolating students improperly in isolation rooms.
Restorative justice in schools is a growing trend as administrators look to build relationships with students and school staff rather than use out of school suspensions—which can lead to incarceration.
District leaders are increasingly under the microscope for allowing implicit bias in education to fester on their campuses, with some schools facing the likelihood of lawsuits.
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