This article discusses the importance of the student-teacher relationship and describes ways teachers can build positive, healthy relationships with students.
The word ‘trauma’ is heard more and more frequently in education today, and for important reasons. Teachers have long understood that students impacted by loss, abuse, illness, and conflict, need additional support, both personally and academically. Students living with trauma often have difficulty relating to or connecting with others, are easily overcome by anxiety or anger, and struggle to create meaning from course content. As teachers and administrators, we can help our students overcome adverse experiences and find success by learning more about the impact of trauma and ways to support students in the classroom. Read on to learn more about trauma-informed teaching.
This is a short do’s and don’ts list for educators in leading trauma-informed classrooms.
UDL-aligned strategies are instructional methods and tools used by teachers to ensure that ALL students have an equal opportunity to learn. All of our strategies are aligned with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guidelines. These guidelines help you to select strategies that remove barriers in instruction so that all students can achieve their learning goals.
Learn how to limit screen time, create a technology contract, ideas for offline fun activities that kids can do without you, ideas on how to earn screen time after doing important things. You’ll find helpful tools and resources here to help you parent for cyber safety.