The Neuroscience of Stress and Learning
In this webinar, Dr. Lou Whitaker, President of Open Minds Enterprises, discusses the neuroscience of stress, the effect of stress on learning and development, and tools and strategies for helping our students and ourselves deal with stress, both acute and chronic.
PTSD and the Brain
The brain mechanisms that trap sufferers in reliving the most terrifying experiences of their lives will be reviewed, as well as the consequences for families and others who live with students and families affected by PTSD. Our guest presenters for this webinar will be Janet and Tony Seahorn, authors of Tears of a Warrior.
Reality Show Test Anxiety
I was watching one of my favorite shows – Restaurant Impossible – when I saw a textbook case reminder of one of the consequences of high-stakes testing. First, let me
Questions to Ask Your Chronically Stressed Students
This morning I sat in two middle-school inner-city classrooms in Indianapolis, as I do most weeks. But today, something struck me deep in the center of my chest as I
How May I Serve You?—Developing Resilient Students
In this webinar, we will talk with Dr. Desautels about her book, exploring topics such as the power of the question, the issues with standardized testing, and how to help students deal with stress.