Trauma in any form affects people physically, emotionally, and mentally. Sometimes, a trauma is so severe, it requires special intervention. Complex Developmental Trauma takes place…
When we are intentional about including SEL in our interactions as well as our instruction, we can better support student growth. By being intentional about how we approach SEL, we’re able to weave those “gut check” moments into our routines.
The book Becoming the Educator They Need (Robert Jackson, ASCD) has fantastic nuggets you will need to continue your success thus far in the school year. Particularly, chapters three and four dig into developing mindsets of culturally responsive educators and challenges readers to apply that mindset to build strong relationships with students and other staff members. These mindsets are critical if we want to identify and address bias in our own lives.