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Resources from Turnaround for Children

The 180 Podcast: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

7 Tips for Parents and Caregivers: Reassuring Children During the Coronavirus Outbreak

People, Adult, Autumn, Back, Boy, Casual, Child

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 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

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

Tools for Supporting Skill and Mindset Development 

Building Blocks for Learning


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