Today's post features commentaries from Susan E. Craig, Rhonda Neal Waltman, Patricia (Tish) Jennings, Eric Jensen, Joe Hendershott, and Kristin Souers, along with thoughts from readers.
Here are my personal picks for the best 13 posts appearing here in 2016.
Here's a list of the ten posts from this column that have received the most visits this calendar year.
Adeyemi Stembridge, Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, Signe Whitson, Natalie Patterson, Josh Patterson share their thoughts on responding to student trauma.
Mary Ann Zehr, Dr. Jennifer Davis Bowman, Cindi Rigsbee, Kenneth Baum, David Krulwich, Judie Haynes, Dr. Debbie Zacarian and Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz, PhD share how educators can best respond to student trauma.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: How can educators best learn about - and respond to - trauma that students have experienced or are experiencing?
Daniel L. Schwartz, Jessica M. Tsang, Kristen P. Blair, Otis Kriegel, Stephanie Smith Budhai, Faye Brenner, and Effuah Sam offer their suggestions on handling field trips.
Ron Berger, Camille A. Farrington, Gail Desler, Abby Schneiderjohn, and Mike Janatovich contribute their thoughts on the best ways to plan and use field trips.
Jennifer Orr, Herb Broda, Anne Jenks, Russel Tarr and Andrew Miller share their ideas on how to maximize the learning potential of field trips.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: How can teachers maximize the learning potential of field trips?