Clerisy Architect: Katria Karimzada
Length of Workshop: 30 minutes
Danielson Framework: 2 ( Classroom Environment) & 4 (Professional Development)
This workshop guides Educators through the exploration of the essential question “How does managing the stress around school breaks affect students and the classroom environment?” By looking closely at stress and its impact on children, join Katria as she shares instructional strategies to help support stress relief for students before entering into a school break. Focus is on student home lives and the possibility of trauma associated with a break from the structures of school and the direct impact that Teacher stress has on the classroom environment.
- Teachers will be able to identify key indicators of student trauma or stress surrounding an upcoming school break.
- Teachers will be able to learn new instructional strategies and activities to help students manage stress.
- Teachers will be reminded of the need for self-care to best support themselves during times of high stress.
Publications Highlighted: Bad Behavior Before Break: Helping Students Cope with No School https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/bad-behavior-before-break-helping-students-cope-kathryn-craig-m-ed-/; How much does stress affect learning https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/post/how-much-does-stress-affect-learning/2011/06/08/AGJCtrNH_blog.html; Effect of stress on academic performance of students in different streams https://jprsolutions.info/files/final-file-5b669833222de7.71860910.pdf; Stress symptoms: Effects on your body and behavior https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/stress-symptoms/art-20050987; 25 Fun Mindfulness Activities for Children and Teens https://positivepsychology.com/mindfulness-for-children-kids-activities/; Brain Breaks Bank https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/for-educators/teaching-strategies/evidence-based-behavior-strategy-brain-breaks?utm_medium=paid&utm_source=google-search&utm_campaign=evergreen-sep20-edu&gclid=Cj0KCQiA5bz-BRD-ARIsABjT4nhZyH3_YJBYXn-_BqtjvdRai2EoZVLj_UviPT6B8viS9u3bMZyEfd4aAufrEALw_wcB; How to Take Stress Out of the Holidays https://childmind.org/article/how-to-take-the-stress-out-of-the-holidays/; How You Can Help Your Students Cope With Holiday Stress https://educationpost.org/how-you-can-help-your-students-cope-with-holiday-stress/; 10 Tips to Help Students Manage Anxiety and Stress During the Holidays https://apertureed.com/tips-to-manage-holiday-stress-students/; How to Introduce Meditation to the High School Classroom https://www.edutopia.org/article/how-introduce-meditation-high-school-classroom; Teacher Stress and Health https://www.prevention.psu.edu/uploads/files/rwjf430428.pdf; How Teachers’ Stress Affects Students: A Research Roundup https://www.edweek.org/education/how-teachers-stress-affects-students-a-research-roundup/2017/06; Fit Boost Activities https://fit.sanfordhealth.org/resources/fitboost-activity