- xxvi, 220 pages ; 28 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Howard, Gary R.,Robertson, Ricky,Warner, Amber,
- Contents: ACEs and the new normal -- Put on your own oxygen mask before helping others -- It's easy to have high expectations - hard to grow a new mindset -- The effects of trauma on the brain -- Teaching behaviors, differentiating interventions, changing pedagogy -- Plant with the end in mind : visioning a compassionate school -- From theory to practice : transformationist actions convert ACEs to aces -- The process, the plan, the transformation -- In their own words.Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: This workbook-style resource shows K-12 educators how to make a whole-school change, where strategies are integrated from curb to classroom. Readers will learn how to integrate trauma-informed strategies into daily instructional practice through expanded focus on the different experiences and unique challenges of students impacted by ACEs in urban, suburban, and rural schools, including suicidal tendencies, cyberbullying, and drugs; behavior as a form of communication and how to explicitly teach new behaviors; how to mitigate trauma and build innate resilience through a read reflect, and respond model.--COVER.