The Role Of Yoga In Healing Trauma

So-called ‘trauma-aware yoga’ has mind and body benefits, says Georgetown research.

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Using Music And Rhythm To Help Kids With Grammar And Language

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are studying how music and rhythm activities could help children who struggle with grammar and language development.

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When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

Children in New Orleans suffer from trauma at high rates. Now, several schools there are focused on catching and helping students whose behavior may be a response to their suffering.

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Hall Passes, Buses, Lunch Duty: What If The Principal Could Focus On Achievement?

Can principals be better leaders if they have more time to focus on instruction? The Washington, D.C., schools are adding managers to handle operations and logistics.

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Why Female Engineering Students Benefit From Women Mentors

According to a study, female engineering college students were more likely to stay in the field when they had female mentors.

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How A Gene Editing Tool Went From Labs To A Middle-School Classroom

Some compare the democratization of personal computing in the 1970s to the current changes in access to genetic engineering tools, in part thanks to the CRISPR gene editing tool.

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Why Executive Function Skills Take So Long To Fully Develop

Sometime between grade school and grad school, the brain’s information highways get remapped in a way that dramatically reins in impulsive behavior.

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Why Colleges Already Face Race-Related Challenges In Serving Future Students

By 2020 more than half of children in the U.S. will be part of an ethnic or racial minority. Colleges and universities are figuring out how to prepare for them.

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What Advantages Come With Breaking Up Strict Grade Levels in High School?

Some high schools are experimenting with breaking down the silos between high school grades to give students more flexibility to master the material.

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Why Teachers Should Help Students Learn Effective Study Strategies

There are brain-based techniques that work to help students remember core concepts beyond a test, but it’s often up to teachers to make sure they are used in classrooms.

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