The Brain Science Behind Student Trauma
(Education Week, December 13, 2016)
Explains why and how trauma inhibits learning.
How Trauma is Changing Children’s Brains
(National Education Association, May 17, 2016)
Outlines the link between trauma and education as well as educational approaches that support traumatized students.
There's No Such Thing as a Bad Kid in These Spokane, WA Trauma-Informed Elementary Schools
(ACEs Too High News, August 20, 2013)
Describes how schools in Spokane changed their approach based on learning about the effects of ACEs.
Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences: Building Self-Healing Communities
(ACE Interface, May 10, 2018)
Explains the ACE study and factors that protect against the effects of ACEs.
When Schools Meet Trauma with Understanding, Not Discipline
(From WUW Milwaukee Public Radio, Here and Now, May 30, 2017)
Outlines how 5 schools in New Orleans used information about the effects of ACEs to support students in a different way. Includes 4 minute audio description.