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WE Teachers Introductory Module: Trauma-informed Classrooms

Grade Level Grades K-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan


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Trauma exists in many forms and is commonly experienced by young people, but can easily go unnoticed. That’s why building a trauma-informed classroom is how teachers can best support students and create an impact in their daily lives. With the WE Teachers Introductory Module: Trauma Informed Classroom, teachers gain access to materials, resources and activities to create a safe and nurturing classroom and support them in helping students identify and deal with trauma.

Essential Questions:

  1. What information, tools and resources do educators require to create a trauma-informed classroom?
  2. Why is it important to ensure that educators have the information, tools and resources to develop a trauma informed classroom?

Objective: Provide the framing of trauma and a resource to set up the trauma-informed classroom.

  • What is trauma?
  • Stress and coping mechanisms
  • Key times to identify when kids show signs of trauma
  • Early identifiers

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WE Teachers - Trauma-Informed Classroom module.pdf

Lesson Plan
May 26, 2022
3.6 MB
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2 Reviews
June 25, 2020
Great resource
June 25, 2020