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Building social and emotional strength in schools and life
Gil Noam Ed.D., Dr. Habil
I think we’ve got some homework to do as adults this summer. It’s to get to know the children in our lives and communities.
We are in the middle of a worldwide knowledge revolution. What is the role of the teacher, who is no longer the primary source of knowledge for students?
An executive action to stop these separations does not walk back the trauma these separated children have experienced, nor will it undo the pain they are experiencing right now.
If we want to have any chance of stopping this cycle of violence and trauma in school, we have to be ready to listen to what our students tell us.
The mental health system alone can't predict and prevent school shootings because there is not one profile that can predict who will commit violence in school.
Our current political situation is a logical conclusion of many years of celebrating competition and success that are achieved at the expense of others.
Gil Noam, Ed.D., Dr. Habil, is the founder and director of The PEAR Institute: Partnerships in Education and Resilience at Harvard University and McLean Hospital.