Given that, this post offers expert advice on how to use trauma-informed curriculum while teaching students — whoever is doing it. This comes from Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.Schools across the nation are closed and many are moving or have moved to online education. In some districts, schools are offering virtual classrooms where students can log on and attend a “live” class. Other students are getting only messages from teachers who have assignments for them to do at home and turn in. Teachers are using a host of platforms and programs from school to school, even in the same district.Teaching Tolerance said it reached out to its community to learn what support families need now, and found that among the most common responses was a call for trauma-informed practices to support students. Then it turned to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network with questions and got answers from researchers, psychologists and educators. Teaching Tolerance credits Laura Danna, Jane Halladay Goldman, Jen Maze, George Ake and Isaiah Pickens for their answers.Here is the advice, which Teaching Tolerance gave me permission to publish (and you can find more here):We know that in some districts, schools have just


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