nightmares, anger and moodiness, and/or social withdrawal—any of which can interfere with concentration and memory.
So what are some easy and practical ways you can practice trauma informed interventions in your classroom?
Give children choices. Often traumatic events involve loss of control and/or chaos, so you can help children feel safe by providing them with some choices or control when appropriate.
What do you do in your own classroom to support your students who have been through a trauma?
I’d love to know!