Tag Archives | trauma

Tag Archives | trauma

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Hope This Helps

After spending some time with a struggling student today, I did some research on the brain. I was primarily interested in looking at how it takes in and processes information. While sifting through articles and reports, it occurred to me that it feels strange to think of the brain as an organ and so in […]

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Listen

A couple of years ago now, I heard a quote that stuck with me as few do. It could be that I heard it at a particularly stressful time, or that the colleague who shared it seemed to be in real distress as she spoke it. Either way, it sunk in and stayed like an […]

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Fixing Poverty

A couple of weeks back, I spent a Friday morning with about a hundred teachers from one West Michigan district. My goal for the day was to talk about poverty and the developing brain. I wanted to share with the teachers and administrators in the room what children in poverty go through and what those […]

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