Educator Insights breakdown theory and research to give teacher practical advice and strategies. In his book, The Body Keeps Score, Dr. Van Der Kolk, one of the leading researchers in the area of psychological trauma, uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain. Click on the picture below to check the book out on Amazon.com. Keep reading for a summary of chapter 5 of the book.
Welcome to the TIPBS Podcast! Episode 2 is a interview with Dr. Dave Ziegler. He is psychologist and founder of 'Jasper Mountain' - a wold renowned facilitate for children and young people with trauma. Listen to Dr. Ziegler share practical insights of trauma-informed practice in schools.
Click on the link below to access Dr. Ziegler's paper 'Optimum learning environments for traumatised children'
To learn about the Trauma Informed Positive Behaviour Support (TIPBS), visit www.tipbs.com and register your interest in our online course. The first 100 sign-ups can do the course for free. Click here to register your details.
Brain Highways' introductory video on the effects of trauma on the area of the brain called the 'Pons'. Learn about the implications for student behaviour and learning.
Kids with a formal diagnosis, such as autism, Asperger's, ADHD, learning disabilities, and PTSD - along those who just need to move while learning. Check out the video below!
'My Fantastic Elastic Brain' is a innovative picture book that teaches children that they have the ability to stretch and grow their own brains. Check out this video of the book being read out loud by Kid Time Story Time.
Children are not born with resilience, which is produced through the interaction of biological systems and protective factors in the social environment. The active ingredients in building resilience are supportive relationships with parents, coaches, teachers, caregivers, and other adults in the community. Watch this video to learn how responsive exchanges with adults help children build the skills they need to manage stress and cope with adversity.
New research shows that witnessing traumatic events, like domestic violence, shootings, or even fighting, can impact the physical development of a child’s brain — potentially leading to lifelong health and social issues. But you can help reverse the effects. This site from 'Futures Without Violence' has a number of videos and useful resources about the science of childhood trauma, and how five everyday gestures can make a world of difference. Click on the link below to visit the site.