Understanding Students with Adverse Childhood Experiences

Each child comes with a variety of experiences that can affect their learning and social capacities.
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Teachers have an incredible influence on children’s lives and learning capabilities. Each child comes with a variety of experiences that can affect their learning and social capacities. When teachers understand the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACE’s) and how they affect brain development and learning, they can find valuable and effective ways to accommodate these children and transform their practice. Below is a paper that provides information for teachers to incorporate into their profession.

This peer-reviewed paper provides an analysis of Adverse Experiences and Kindergarten outcomes:

For more peer-reviewed articles about the relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences and brain development, you can explore the PubMed database: PubMed Search It may help to sort the results by Best Match and select the Free Full Text option.



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