Sometimes educators must reach out to at-risk students by way of the most unconventional methods in order to see breakthroughs, says presenter Craig Boykin, one of our most popular At-Risk Students Conference speakers. Watch Craig Boykin share how Ms. Gadsden finally broke through to make a connection with him. Craig’s personal story of moving from […]
Students who have suffered trauma are far more likely to experience academic failure. To combat this tendency – with female students in particular – Tracie Berry-McGhee suggests creating trauma-sensitive spaces within the school where girls can meet to address issues. Watch Tracie Berry-McGhee Outline How To Create Trauma-Sensitive Spaces For Students. Founder of the SistaKeeper […]
“Responsible adults naturally have a tendency to prescribe experiences for children. The result is that many children are allowed to have only experiences deemed to be beneficial by adults.” According to Dr. Yong Zhao, “to enable every child to be able to explore, experiment with, and enhance his or her strengths, education must change.” Watch […]
Watch Dr. Chris Emdin explain how pairing #HipHopEd with science can help plug into student’s learning.
By incorporating their culture into classroom instruction, teachers value the unique realities of minority students — an approach that sets both students and educators up for success, says At-Risk & Struggling Students Conference Plenary Speaker Dr. Christopher Emdin. Watch Dr. Chris Emdin explain how pairing #HipHopEd with science can help plug into student’s learning. A […]