Here is a hypothetical classroom of 30 children based on current U.S. demographics:*
TURNAROUND FOR CHILDREN translates neuroscientific research into tools and strategies that address these risks and challenges.
Cytokines and Cortisol
In order to accelerate healthy development and academic achievement for all students, science demonstrates that schools must:
Establish a calm, safe and predictable ENVIRONMENT for learning.
From 2011-14, Turnaround partner schools saw 49% and 42% DECLINES in suspensions and severe incidents.
Teach students how to develop the SKILLS and MINDSETS essential for school and life.
New York Times bestselling author Paul Tough featured Turnaround’s research on essential skills and mindsets in his latest book, “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why.”
Turnaround trains and supports teachers and administrators in high-poverty schools and is building tools that can be shared with schools across the country.