Lessons from the Super Bowl: What does Tony Dungy have to do with creating Trauma Smart® homes and schools?
By Marcia Weseman, Saint Luke’s Hospital’s Crittenton Children’s Center, Trauma Smart®
Between commercials during the Super Bowl, I overheard the commentators describing an event that made me think about the most important set of strategies educators can use to improve student academic performance.
In 1997, Michael Husted, kicker for the Tampa Buccaneers, was missing easy field goals and extra points. The Buccaneers had been having a good season and the media and fans believed Husted should be benched. His performance was declining and “everyone” knew he had to go (NBC, 2018).
“Everyone” except Coach Dungy who was not listening. Read more “Lessons from the Super Bowl”