Post-Harvey Toolkit

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Education and Arts Education resources for educators affected by Hurricane #harvey

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"This is Your Brain on Art," The Washington Post September When we experience art, we feel connected to something larger. A new field of science has the answers to some of art’s enduring mysteries. Mirror Neuron, Peoples Actions, Partner Dance, Future Goals, Dance Art, The Washington Post, Neuroscience, Your Brain, Body Language
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This is your brain on art

When we experience art, we feel connected to something larger. Why? A new field of science has the answers to some of art’s enduring mysteries.

A nonprofit called Turnaround for Children helps schools meet the needs of children facing poverty and adversity. Teaching Tools, Teaching Kids, Kids Learning, Teaching Strategies, Student Teaching, Brain Based Learning, Social Emotional Learning, Learning Theory, Brain Mapping
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How To Apply The Brain Science Of Resilience To The Classroom

A nonprofit called Turnaround for Children helps schools meet the needs of children facing poverty and adversity.

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Compassion as a Classroom Management Tool

First-year teachers may feel that taking a strict approach with their students is best. A second-year teacher makes a case for compassion.

After the hurricanes in Florida and Texas, the question has surely been asked: How to save those wet, damaged books? Above, you can watch a visual primer from the Syracuse University Libraries--people who know something about taking care of books.

How to Rescue a Wet, Damaged Book: A Short, Handy Visual Primer

After the hurricanes pass, the question has surely been asked: How to save those wet, damaged books? Above, you can watch a visual primer from the Syracuse University Libraries--people who know something about taking care of books.

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Helping Students Become Engaged Citizens

Project ideas to help your students realize the impact they can have on their community and beyond.

Normalize Setbacks By Asking Your Kids For Advice When You Struggle

Normalize Setbacks By Asking Your Kids For Advice When You Struggle | KQED

Make your own struggles known to kids so they see it's normal to face setbacks, strategize, and try anew.

The Neuroscience of Narrative and Memory Delivering content—in any class—through a story has positive effects on your students’ information retention. Instructional Technology, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Design, History Teachers, Teaching History, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Brain Based Learning, Problem Based Learning
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The Neuroscience of Narrative and Memory

Delivering content—in any class—through a story has positive effects on your students’ information retention.

Whether it's a hurricane, a mass shooting, racial and political violence or family trauma closer to home, teachers can be helpers. Here's our roundup of what you can do in these difficult situations.

How Teachers And Schools Can Help When Bad Stuff Happens | KQED

Whether it's a hurricane, a mass shooting, racial and political violence or family trauma closer to home, teachers can be helpers. Here's our roundup of what you can do in these difficult situations.

For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help - MindShift

For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help | KQED

Irritation and gloom may seem like the default mode for teenagers, but parents can help them gain a more realistic and resilient way of thinking. A clinical psychologist explains how.

The Clowns Helping Refugee Children To Laugh Through Play

The Clowns Helping Refugee Children To Laugh Through Play | Amazing Humans

Ash and his team of clowns, musicians and dancers are 'play specialists' who work with children in refugee camps across Europe. The aim is to allow the kids ...

Sesame Street in Communities aims to teach emotional coping skills to the youngest survivors of adversity, using characters familiar to millions. Grief and loss, grief and children Foster Care Adoption, Foster To Adopt, Teaching Social Skills, School Community, Helping Children, Foster Parenting, Coping Skills, Social Work, Childcare

For Traumatized Children, An Offer Of Help From The Muppets

Sesame Street in Communities aims to teach emotional coping skills to the youngest survivors of adversity, using characters familiar to millions.

Helping Teens Find Purpose: A Tool for Educators to Support Students' Discovery Problem Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Instructional Technology, Instructional Strategies, Student Centered Classroom, Flipped Classroom, Craft App, Online Classroom, Classroom Ideas
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Helping Teens Find Purpose: A Tool For Educators To Support Students' Discovery | KQED

Helping students to find purpose in their lives could not only motivate them in school, but help them be resilient to life's bumps.

In the Holly Square Shopping Center in northeast Denver was firebombed with molotov cocktails in gang-related arson. Art Education Resources, Educational Technology, Trauma, Routine, Dreadlocks, Space, News, Children, Hair Styles
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Reshaping Space, Roles and Routines to Support Children With Trauma - EdSurge News

In 2008, the Holly Square Shopping Center in northeast Denver was firebombed with molotov cocktails in gang-related arson. The next day, our ...

Trauma-informed education and wraparound services are growing in response to the storm as Houston-area schools look to the future. The changes could serve as a model for schools nationwide. Art Education Resources, Model School, Curious Kids, School Looks, Public School, Trauma, Houston, Teacher, Change

Houston Students Are Heading Back — What They Find Could Change Schools Nationwide

Trauma-informed education and wraparound services are growing in response to the storm as Houston-area schools look to the future. The changes could serve as a model for schools nationwide.

Despite the perception that the arts primarily promote individual expression, arts training can create opportunities for something more. Liberal Arts Education, Art Education Resources, Higher Education, Innovation And Entrepreneurship, Think Big, Social Science, Sociology, Big Picture, Mini Books

Thinking 'Bigger Than Me' in the Liberal Arts

Thinking 'Bigger Than Me' in the Liberal Arts

More Than a Brush with Empathy Art Education Resources, Art Education, Art

More Than a Brush with Empathy