The Unpredictability of Trauma-Informed Classroom Teaching

The structure and worldview of the classroom always takes time to establish, but when there is an environment that is constantly in flux, we cannot forget that there are multiple classroom cultures and also individual student cultures to consider and, therefore, multiple pools of meaning coming into contact. These pools may be at odds withContinue reading “The Unpredictability of Trauma-Informed Classroom Teaching”

Teaching in the Garden

I stumbled across the following metaphor for teaching as gardening as I read and it can serve as a signpost for those working with students in crisis or with special needs: “In agriculture the equation of invested input against gross yield is all: it does not matter if individual plants fail to thrive or dieContinue reading “Teaching in the Garden”