Quick classroom exercises to combat stress
The trauma and adversity that students are carrying into classrooms are changing how educators need to address learning and academic performance. Fifty-one percent of children in public schools live in low-income households, and when poverty levels exceed 50 percent, there's a significant drop in academic performance across all grade levels. At the same time, 25 percent of all adolescents — including 30 percent of adolescent girls — are experiencing anxiety disorders.
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