Trauma Informed Teaching Practices
Adverse Childhood Experiences
Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators
Review the information from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s). What insights did you gain? In what ways do stressful events impact a person’s health over a lifetime?
After reading through the Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators what are some of the signs of trauma to look out for in students at the grade level you plan to teach and what strategies could use in your classroom to support students?
Students who have experienced trauma may have difficulty with self-control, anxiety management, concentration and mental focus. Using the internet research mindfulness strategies that could help students in this situation and describe one strategy you think would be most appropriate for the grade level you will be teaching and why? Include a URL to the resource you selected.
Answer each question clearly and concise. No prompt on word count, but keep it decent around 300 words. Due today 10:00 P.M