Educator Reflection Tips

Podcast PD: Are you a trauma-informed educator?

A couple of weeks ago, Dr. Sara Truebridge (#resiliencechat) challenged everyone to think of all experiences as lived experiences instead of automatically assuming that people will perceive these experiences as we do. She explained that some people will dust themselves off and continuing pushing through while others may call their experience trauma. Regardless of what people choose, it should be their choice. As educators, our job is to provide support for students who may have lived experiences which dramatically change and/or negatively impact their lives. Listen to the Digital PD Podcast episode on using a trauma-informed educator approach towards behavior to learn non-clinical strategies that you can add to your current practices. Then if you are interested in learning about trauma from a different lens, you can read Dr. Truebridge’s full article below. Thanks, Dr. Truebridge for changing my mindset on this pivotal topic. From now on, I will be sure to allow my students to decide and continue to promote resilience.

Educator Reflection Tips #82 (Snapshot): Are you promoting self-regulation in the classroom? Digital PD 4 You

As educators, it is important to include time in our day to focus on helping students learn to regulate their emotions. When students are taught how to navigate their emotional compass, it helps to create a stable space for them to concentrate academically. What strategies are you currently using to construct this type of environment in your school? This episode will provide you with research-based information on this topic, fill your toolbox with strategies to help get you started or strengthen your current practices, and push your thinking in this area. Additionally, more resources are linked to the blog posting of this content. Visit to continue growing and expanding your knowledge in this area.
  1. Educator Reflection Tips #82 (Snapshot): Are you promoting self-regulation in the classroom?
  2. Educator Reflection Tips #81-How are you reimagining learning spaces?
  3. Educator Reflection Tips #80 (Snapshot): What methods are you using to promote engagement virtually?
  4. Educator Reflection Tip #79: Is Your Online Instruction Inclusive?
  5. Educator Reflection Tips, Volume II: A Look Inside


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