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What is Trust?

July 24, 2017

Video 6 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, shares the impact of trust and its connection to academic achievement for students who have faced chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Responding to Adversity and Chronic Stress

July 24, 2017

Video 5 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, discusses adversity and its impact on how children learn. He also shares how educators can work to prioritize students who have been impacted by chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their needs within the educational environment.

The Importance of Mindset

July 24, 2017

Video 4 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, discusses mindset and how teachers can create learning environments to help students with chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) build a growth mindset. He shares how students with a growth mindset are more successful in school and on standardized tests.

What Does it Mean to be Trauma-Informed?

July 24, 2017

Video 3 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, shares what it means to be a trauma-informed educator and how students should be approached who have experienced chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

The Science Behind Student Behavior

July 24, 2017

Video 2 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, shares the science around the impact that chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have on students’ brains.

Chronic Stress and ACEs

July 24, 2017

Video 1 of 6 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, shares the role that chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have on students. As part of his presentation, he shares the power a teacher has to impact the lives of children, especially those dealing with chronic stress and ACEs.

Labor Management Collaboration: Rockford's Journey

May 18, 2017

Learn how Rockford Public Schools had positive impacts on the district’s culture and student outcomes through a comprehensive partnership approach with the Consortium for Educational Change (CEC). Rockford Public Schools and CEC partnered on new approaches to collaboration and collective bargaining, stakeholder engagement in major initiatives, and relationship building among the teacher union, a...

Building Blocks for Learning

March 18, 2017

Turnaround for Children’s Building Blocks for Learning is a framework for the development of skills children need for success in school and beyond. Each element represents a set of evidence-based skills and mindsets that have been proven by research to strongly correlate to, and even predict, academic achievement.

The Science of Adversity

March 18, 2017

Children living in poverty often endure stress from adverse experiences, such as exposure to violence, loss of a loved one or homelessness. Unfortunately, most schools aren’t designed to address the impact of stress on learning. Pamela Cantor, M.D.

Getting to All Means All: Helping Students in Poverty Succeed in School

December 22, 2016

As currently constituted, schools alone aren’t capable of doing the job society has asked them to do. Academic achievement remains highly correlated with socio-economic income, despite decades of education reform.