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Bandwidth Tax of Uncertainty: Transforming our Schools to Help Students Recover in COVID-19 and Beyond

March 31, 2021 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm EDT

Dr. Cia Verschelden

Virtual Conversation and Discussion
Conversation host: Dr. Stephanie Rolph, Millsaps College

View the recording of the event below.

The cognitive resources for learning of many of our students have been and are being diminished by the negative effects of persistent economic insecurity and discrimination and hostility against non-majority groups based on race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, and other aspects of difference – and, currently, by the levels of uncertainty related to the pandemic and social unrest. Recognizing that these students are no different than their peers in terms of cognitive capacity, we can implement strategies and interventions – and examine all of our processes – to help students regain the cognitive resources to learn and thrive in college. Join us for a conversation with Dr. Cia Verschelden, author of Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization, as we delve deeper into the topic. There will also be ample time for questions and answers and discussion from the audience.