Song and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics President Robert Berry said that an increased federal focus on computational thinking would prove valuable for the economy and students entering the workforce in the long run.
Teaching self-compassion to children who have a history of trauma is particularly important — and particularly challenging. Dr. Patricia Jennings, said that these children “often feel very bad about themselves, and their ability to feel compassion for themselves may be impaired. They don’t even know how to accept compassion from other people yet.”
Researchers had data for seventh and eighth graders from both 2015, right before the election, and 2017, right after it. Over 400 middle schools participated. “It was an opportunity to see whether in fact there was this increase in bullying,” said Dewey Cornell.
How can teachers and sports coaches best work together to support students in achieving academic and athletic success? Miray Seward, Stephanie Wormington and Chris Hulleman contribute their ideas