Christine Mason is principal in the Center for Educational Improvement in Vienna, VA. Chris has a PhD in Cognitive Psychology and 30 years of experience developing and delivering professional development curriculum for teachers. She is a 2016 Pioneer in the Ashoka/RWJF Project on Children’s Wellbeing.
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Saturday, January 14, 2017
Does Betsy DeVos Understand the Impact of Poverty and Trauma on Children’s Learning?
Educators who look at learning from a developmental perspective know that the trauma and toxic stress associated with poverty can seriously interfere with a child’s brain development and inhibit learning. Children who have been overwhelmed by stress or exposure to violence, and experience lack of...