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Here is a timely response to the research findings of the last decade. Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It focuses on the need to understand how prevalent trauma is in the lives of our students and how it impacts the brain, subsequent learning, and behavior. This book also details what educators can do not only to prevent further harm to our students, but also to intervene in ways that give them a promising future. Why Students Underachieve: _
Chapter 1 BARRIERS TO LEARNING Chapter 2 TRAUMATIZED AND MISUNDERSTOOD Chapter 3 FILLING IN THE GAPS Chapter 4 TRAUMA Chapter 5 TRAUMA AND THE BRAIN Chapter 6 "RESOURCING" (A VERB): WHAT SCHOOLS CAN DO TO INTERVENE EFFECTIVELY WITH TRAUMATIZED STUDENTS Chapter 7 TOOLS FOR TOLERANCE Chapter 8 UNDERSTANDING AND INTERVENING WITH EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED STUDENTS Chapter 9 SELF-REGULATION THERAPY Chapter 10 CRISIS INTERVENTION: A CRITIQUE Chapter 11 FIRST, DO NO HARM: PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL FIRST AID Part 12 FINAL WORDS: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION
Posted December 19, 2009
This is an excellent book for teachers and for parents. The author discusses the effects of stress and trauma on the brain, and explains the influence that it has on learning, academic performance and behavior. This book is an eye-opener and it really makes you feel more compassionate towards students who suffer from stress and trauma. You learn how, sometimes, the stress manifests itself in the form of aggression, and other times in the form of total disengagement. It is reader-friendly and the information is clear and concise. I would recommend this book to anyone who has children or works with children. You will definitely be glad you read this book.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.