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TBRI & Trauma Informed Classrooms

Two online trainings, TBRI 101: A Self-Guided Course in Trust-Based Relationships and TBRI & Trauma-Informed Classrooms are being offered free of charge until August 31st.

https://child.tcu.edu/sale/#sthash.hTV7QIas.dpbs


This is a wonderful training opportunity to increase your skills to meet student needs in the upcoming school year. The students we teach will have experienced a spring and summer unlike any other. That may bring its own challenges to educators.

Teaching and Learning about Race and Racism with Young Children & Their Families

This article from NAEYC documents how one teacher worked with parents in her classroom to grow together in their understanding of the role we all play in talking with young children about race and racism.

https://www.naeyc.org/resources/pubs/yc/may2018/teaching-learning-race-and-racism

U.S. Dept. Of Education Guidance for Distance Learning

The following link is from the U.S. Dept. of Education website. The PBIS distance learning guide provides helpful suggestions for using the PBIS framework in distance environments.

https://www.pbis.org/resource/creating-a-pbis-behavior-teaching-matrix-for-remote-instruction

Free Zoom Training Courtesy of Zoom!

Sign up for a free webinar with Zoom. Explore the ins and outs of Zoom for teachers.

https://livetraining.zoom.us/webinar/register/1415808540529/WN_5B1e6RECQyuMtbo_DeENOA

Kindness: A Look at the Life of Fred Rogers

If you haven't seen A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, take the time to see it now. It will remind you of the power of kindness which this world needs so much of right now. Enjoy this brief interview with Tom Hanks and Joanne Rogers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5jMurDRQAk

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The AMSET / Region 5 ESC Collaborative Art Exhibit is NOW SHOWING!

Bright Beginnings Learning Center from Vidor, TX is the first school on exhibit. Since the museum has just reopened, families may view the art exhibit in person! Museum hours are 10-3pm Monday-Friday and 12-4pm on Saturday. Admission is free. Bright Beginnings art work will be on display through June 22nd. We will announce the schedule for other schools' exhibits as soon as we have it. And there will still be a virtual show - TBA.

Contact us when you need support!

Judith Lee jlee@esc5.net

Hannah Jobe hjobe@esc5.net

Sharon Kruger skruger@esc5.net

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