Maine Compass: In today's classrooms, educators' focus turns to keeping students alive; Teachers are taking lessons, and they're on preparing for mass shootings, binding wounds and recognizing signs of abuse.

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  • Author(s): By:Doug Woodsum
  • Source:
    Morning Sentinel (Waterville, ME), December 6, 2019 Columnists, 3pp
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    • Abstract:
      Teachers are working hard to educate the next generation, but we are also working to keep students alive. It takes a toll. Here are the steps we are taking to be both trauma-informed and trauma-sensitive. First, some distant background: When I started teaching, in 1995, I was still taking classes to become certified...