Category: Educators

DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

At Every Child Whole, our focus is in support of elementary schools with high needs. Research tells us that poverty is one of the number one indicators of trauma.  Trauma, we know interrupts learning.  The purpose of the demonstration project is to target the mitigating strategies of a grounded learning environment – interrupting the interrupters,…
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Can We Stop Talking Long Enough to Have a Conversation?

The Interrupter: Your Write to Education   July 5, 2020 Can we stop talking long enough to have a conversation? Have you ever seen something that was a bit comical and sad at the same time?  That was the video opener for an orientation I participated in recently.  In the clip, an African American male…
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For the Love of Justice

THE INTERRUPTER: Your Write to Education | February 14, 2020 For the Love of Justice,  For the Love of Every Child Whole “Oh, the injustice that the caterpillar would never become the butterfly.” That quote captures my heart for this Valentine’s Day.  February 14, the middle or the heart of what we refer to as…
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Lessons from Harriet

Lessons from Harriet The Interrupter – Your Write to Education – November 11, 2019 What struck me right away in the movie Harriet – don’t worry this is not a spoiler alert – was what we know from recorded history and that is the distance between Dorchester, Maryland, and the Pennsylvania State Line – the…
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Bringing Independence to the Classroom

THE INTERRUPTER | Your Write to Education | July 2018 Bringing Independence to the Classroom As we celebrate July 4th, Independence Day, a day typically filled with cookouts, fireworks, parades, and honor of past sacrifices made, my thoughts are drawn to the 1,000’s of classrooms filled with students seeking their own personal independence.  Unfortunately, due…
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Paving the Way for the Hard Work of Trauma-Informed Education

THE INTERRUPTER | Your Write to Education | June 2018 Paving the Path for the Hard Work of Trauma-Informed Education Roads that have been damaged or not properly maintained are not conducive to bearing the weight of heavy loads.  This is a picture of the current situation we find ourselves in education.  Rather than abandon…
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The White Elephant in the Classroom

THE INTERRUPTER | Your Write to Education | June 2018 The White Elephant in the Classroom Let me begin by saying what I am about to assert doesn’t necessarily pass the reliability and validity tests of sound research practices, but is for the purpose of creating pause and perhaps a bit of cognitive dissonance.  While…
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Living in a World of Trigger Happy People

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