Inclusion

Classroom Norms and Expectations

As a District Teacher Consultant, I often co-teach with classroom teachers and sometimes I am a guest teacher. In these roles, I need to review the classroom expectations to create a safe space for students. I teach a lot of social and emotional skills lessons. When discussing personal emotions and situational challenges, children need to …

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Compassionate Learning Communities

Compassionate Learning Communities: Supporting Trauma-Informed Practice Compassionate Learning Community Workshop PackagesThere is a downloadable workshop for each of the 4 elements in the Compassionate Learning Communities Framework Understanding Relationship Connection Capacity Each workshop package includes: A brief video introducing speakers included in the presentations Slide Presentation (password protected; click ‘Read Only’ to open) Facilitator’s Guide …

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Joint Attention Examples

Simply, joint attention is a shared experience between you and your child – when you both realize it is a shared experience – even if it is just for a fleeting moment. We need joint attention before we can communicate effectively. The Official Definition: Joint attention is the ability to “maintain a common focus with …

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