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News and Opinion Jul 7, 2020

Edutopia: 3 Ways to Reduce Stress and Build Connections During Distance Learning

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Turnaround for Children’s The Three Rs: Relationships, Routines and Resilience was highlighted in the Edutopia article, “3 Ways to Reduce Stress and Build Connections During Distance Learning,” by Sarah Gonser.

Gonser references a recent Education Next article written by Turnaround Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Pamela Cantor, M.D., which outlines how parents and educators can help children cope with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing protests due to police brutality and systemic racism. Referencing Dr. Cantor, Gonser explains how caregivers can build relationships, establish routines and foster resilience while children engage in remote learning and when they return to school:

As students head back to school this fall with the possibility of hybrid learning models and rolling school closures, educators and parents will play an important role in helping to “inoculate us against the intolerable stress of the scary, uncertain world we now live in,” she writes. Cantor suggests adults focus on a new take on the “Three Rs”: relationships, routines, and resilience.

Read the article on Edutopia.