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In this quick reference guide, Debbie Zacarian and Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz outline five keys to supporting students living with trauma, violence, and chronic stress:
Research demonstrates the urgent need to use an asset-based rather than a deficit-based approach when teaching students living with adversity. The guide's strategies and examples will help teachers create a strengths-based learning environment where students feel safe, a sense of belonging, valued, and competent.
(ASCD Quick Reference Guide, 2020) 8 1/2" x 11", 3-hole punched, 3 laminated panels, 6 pages
This laminated guide from Eric Jensen discusses how poverty affects students and the best teaching strategies, guidelines, and action steps to meet the differing needs of this population.