What Neuroscience Reveals About Bullying by Educators

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What Neuroscience Reveals About Bullying by Educators

Why we need to build positive emotional climates for learning (and parenting!):  Article from Edutopia:

Neuroscientific evidence suggests lasting damage to the brains of teenagers subject to the so-called benefits of “tough love” practiced by educators.

We would never let a teacher or coach physically strike or sexually molest our child. Why then do we allow teachers and coaches to bully our children?

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