Stress and Trauma Impact Children’s Learning
The Neurosequential Model in Education (NME) is an approach adapted from the therapeutic work of Dr. Bruce Perry. It is based on an understanding of brain development and developmental trauma, and how that knowledge can be applied to work with children. While it is particularly effective for children with adverse childhood experiences, it is a trauma-informed approach that is good for teaching all children.
In the video series Stress, Trauma and the Brain: Insights for Educators , Dr. Bruce Perry briefly explores the impact of stress and trauma on the brain, the resulting effect on learning, and helpful teaching strategies.
The Neurosequential Model
How Stress Impacts Brain Function
The Power of Connection
Regulating Yourself and Your Classroom
Educator Strategies for the Classroom
Read more about the impact of trauma on young children’s learning in:
- 8 Things to Remember about Child Development
- 10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know
- ACEs and Toxic Stress: Frequently Asked Questions
- Creating Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms
- From Trauma-informed to Asset-informed Care in Early Childhood
- A Trauma-Informed Approach to Teaching Through Coronavirus
- Why Mindfulness And Trauma-Informed Teaching Don’t Always Go Together
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