After-school employment has great potential to reinforce and expand on classroom learning—if students, educators, and employers collaborate. Steve Klein argues that collaborations between educators and companies can be a win-win-win—for all.
What does it mean to use trauma-informed practices in the classroom? As Homeless Youth Awareness Month approaches, Lena Fox reflects on the importance of understanding and accommodating the needs of students who have experienced trauma, including homelessness. She offers clear principles and concrete techniques to help students reach or return to their “green zone”—where they are rested, centered, happy, and ready to learn.