Resources from Turnaround for Children
The 180 Podcast: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Coronavirus: Keeping Our Children And Ourselves Safe, With Pamela Cantor, M.D.
- How to Parent In A Pandemic: A Conversation With Pamela Cantor, M.D.
- Sheila Ohlsson Walker, Ph.D.: A Recipe for Thriving in Stressful Times
- Michael Horn: A Time for Disruptive Innovation in Education
7 Tips for Parents and Caregivers: Reassuring Children During the Coronavirus Outbreak
The most powerful tool that we as adults have to manage stress and to help our young people manage stress is the human relationship. Because relationships that are strong and trustful release the hormone oxytocin and oxytocin can restore a child’s sense of safety.
The New Three R’s
Wellness for Adults and Children: Back to Basics Blog Series
In the Back to Basics blog series, Sheila Ohlsson Walker, Ph.D. illuminates how and why a handful of synergistic, simple, and scientifically grounded lifestyle choices offer adults as well as children protection from the novel coronavirus and fortify mental and physical health for life.
- The Recipe for Reducing Stress and Boosting Health
- Mother Nature’s Magic Pill
- Why Sleep is the Clean-Up Crew for Your Brain
- Use Your Fork Wisely to Clean up Your MMES
- Why Meditation is a Medically Proven Vaccine For Chronic Stress
- Setting Gratitude As Your Magnetic North
- The Neurobiology of Service — How 1+1 Can Equal 3
- Why Staying Close to People Who Feel Like Sunlight is as Important as Food and Water
- Visualize Success – Start with Your Now to Create Your Future
The Upward Spiral
Edutopia’s How Learning Happens
More than 20 videos showcasing teaching practices, grounded in the science of learning and development, that educators can use in their classrooms right away. The series features expertise in science and practice from Turnaround for Children Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Pamela Cantor, M.D., and Learning Policy Institute President and CEO Linda Darling-Hammond, Ed.D.
Science of Learning and Development Papers
- Malleability, Plasticity, and Individuality: How Children Learn and Develop in Context
- Drivers of Human Development: How Relationships and Context Shape Learning and Development
- Implications for Educational Practice of the Science of Learning and Development
Five Non-Negotiables for Whole-Child Design
Vision for School and Student Success
A Framework for Transformational Change
Knowledge from educational practice and research together clearly points toward a whole-child purpose as the driving force of school transformation, actualized through a set of systems, structures and practices that promote a supportive environment, developmental relationships and integrated academic, skill and mindset development for all students. This type of transformational school change critically relies on consistently strong school leadership and shared ownership and responsibility of all school community members.
Tools for Building Relationships
Tools for Building Supportive Environments
- Routines Planner, Co-Regulation Strategies: Cognitive Unloaders and Minimize Environmental Distractions
Tools for Supporting Skill and Mindset Development
- Executive Functions: Self-Assessment, Emotion Regulation: Emotional Response Strategies List and Literacy Integration Tips
Building Blocks for Learning
- Developmental Relationships as the Active Ingredient: A Unifying Working Hypothesis of ‘‘What Works’’ Across Intervention Settings, by Junlei Li and Megan M. Julian
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Resources
- Resources For The Three Rs: Relationships, Routines and Resilience
- Edutopia Cites Turnaround’s The Three Rs: 3 Ways to Reduce Stress and Build Connections During Distance Learning
- How Learning Happens Series, by Edutopia
- Thought Leadership Events and Webinars
- The 180 Podcast
- The 180 Blog