Often our students' behavior is about more than the eye can see. Most teachers aren't given the training or the tools to know what to do when that happens. If you are you feeling stuck trying to figure out how to teach the curriculum, (either in person or virtually) when it seems all you can do is manage behaviors all day long, then this starter course is for you. In this short webinar, you'll learn more about the reasons behind some of your students' behaviors. Knowing about the "why" will help you with more successful and compassionate classroom management. This short talk won't solve all your problem, but it will provide some tangible tools that can help create a more peaceful classroom for you and your students starting tomorrow.
I am a Doctor of Psychology with a specialty in trauma and postpartum maternal mental health. In my private practice, I work with new moms managing the huge transition to parenting and seasoned parents learning to navigate the transitions that kids of all ages go through. Before becoming a counselor, I worked as a teacher in public and private schools for 12 years. I even have a Master's Degree in Education, so I know a thing or two about kids and schools. Maybe most important though is that I am a working mom of three teenagers. (Yes, teenagers and yes, I once lived through a year of 3 under 4!) My kids are in three different schools and they have three very different types of needs. So, I am here, in the trenches with you, juggling motherhood, my relationships, career and self-care. I get it. My kids may be closer to college than diapers, but I remember those years and I am still passionate about helping all moms get what they need.
Trauma Informed Teaching
Gain the skills to bring more peace to class, for you and your students