Traditional Discipline vs. Trauma-Responsive Practices

How to Find the Right Approach for Your Classroom Debates abound in education. Traditional math or common core? Phonics or whole language? Whole class or small group instruction? Technology integration or technology-free zones? As our Strobel Ed team travels around presenting Trauma-Informed Care practices, we’re encountering a new debate: traditional discipline or trauma-responsive discipline. And … Read More

Students Who are Loved Turn into Loving Adults

Why We Need to ‘Love First, Teach Second’ Real talk? Teaching is a challenge. It’s chaotic, overwhelming, stressful. It doesn’t just require hard work; it requires heart work. I think my fellow teachers know exactly what I mean. We love our kids. I mean, we call them “our kids,” after all! We worry about their … Read More