Not all stress is to be avoided. According to our guests there are three different types of stress. Positive stress, tolerable stress, and toxic stress. Teachers need to be able to distinguish the different types and the symptoms of stress in children to help them manage stress effectively. Learn more...
Dr. Megan R. Gunnar is a Regents Professor and Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Child Development at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota. She received her Ph.D in psychology at Stanford University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in developmental psychoneuroendocrinology at Stanford Medical School. Ellen Galinsky, President and Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute (FWI), helped establish the field of work and family life at Bank Street College of Education, where she was on the faculty for twenty-five years. Her more than forty books and reports include the best-selling Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs, Ask The Children and the now classic The Six Stages of Parenthood. Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has over 20 years experience in the field of early childhood education as a teacher, director, curriculum writer, music director, and consultant for staff training and professional development. Currently, Deborah is the Executive Educational Director over three childcare campuses.
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