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News and Opinion Dec 11, 2020

Pamela Cantor, M.D. on the Learnit Podcast

Turnaround for Children Founder and Senior Science Advisor Pamela Cantor, M.D. was a guest on the Learnit education podcast episode titled “Using Scientific Knowledge to Help Kids Thrive & Navigate Trauma.”

Hosted by Jenny Anderson, the podcast features weekly conversations with global education leaders. In this episode, Cantor discusses the science of learning and development, the connections between genes and potential, and how to reimagine schools with whole-child design in mind. Dr. Cantor also spoke about how by focusing on “The Three Rs: Relationships, Routines and Resilience,” teachers and schools can support all students better by personalizing for their individual context.

From the podcast:

“No one’s talking about stress. They’re talking about how to get academics better. We have missed something really big here…the forces that can disrupt learning”

Listen to the full episode here.