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Accessibility links View Navigation Search More News & Conversations Storytelling & Humor Music More How To Apply The Brain Science Of Resilience To The Classroom June 12, 20177:00 AM ET Credit: Kaitlin Rose Slattery for NPR Neuroscience isn't on many elementary school lesson plans. But this spring, a second grade class at Fairmont Neighborhood School in the South Bronx is plunging in. Sarah Wechsler, an instructional coach with wide eyes and a marathoner's energy, asks the students to think about the development and progress that they've made already in their lives.
Accessibility links View Navigation Search More News & Conversations Storytelling & Humor Music More A School That Provides The One Constant In Homeless Children's Lives June 19, 20176:25 AM ET Katie Hayes Luke 1 of 7 i View slideshow Photographer and journalist Katie Hayes Luke reported throughout the year on an innovative school for homeless children in Oklahoma City, Okla. We're not using the first names of students and family members to protect their privacy. On the last day of school, the fifth grade students at Positive Tomorrows perform last-minute rehearsals for the inaugural "Classy Awards.