Academy Day 2024 – Attachment and Trauma Community


Restrict: 200

Callie Flox, M.Ed.

Melissa Sadin, Ed.D.

Studying from the within out will carry pleasure again into your classroom. Expertise how music, motion and drawing align cognitive, bodily, social and emotional processes to cut back stress and enhance studying. Interact the thoughts and physique with trauma delicate methods that can be utilized in any k-12 classroom. In just some minutes every day, lecturers can refresh themselves and assist learners chill out and be able to study.

Overview: Contributors will interact in a five-step course of to check, align for and create change, whereas partaking in actions from dance, drama, music and visible artwork. After every exercise, contributors will mirror in small teams to extend self-awareness and sensitivity to others. Contributors will obtain direct instruction in how the mind capabilities, whereas they expertise the brain-body connection and study mind suitable arts methods to make use of within the classroom. 

Define of sequence: 

1. Contributors will probably be invited to note their very own physicality, inside and outside by standing, sitting, strolling by house and activating the 5 senses and the physique senses. 

2. Contributors will apply the 5-step framework from Resiliency By means of the Arts, (envisioning, commentary, aligning, reflecting and celebrating) with targets/intentions for at this time and on the convention. 

3. Contributors will expertise the Mind Dance to expertise private physicality and a mind-body connection and assessment the analysis and neurophysiology behind the Mind Dance 

4. Contributors will do fundamental drawing actions for rest and integration of hand-eye coordination and visible monitoring with a pre- and post-assessment on visible acuity and monitoring. 

5. Contributors will “learn” a murals to construct visible literacy abilities, similar to: noticing, monitoring, particulars, inference, discover proof and interpret the work by drama methods similar to tableau, sizzling seating and thought monitoring. 

6. Contributors will expertise beat, rhythm and tempo by music, and assessment the related analysis on the advantages of music. 

7. Contributors will discover their very own our bodies and articulate indicators of physique, gesture, gait, and voice for studying physique language. 

8. Contributors will interact in conversations about: Creativity is resilience in motion and resilience is creativity in motion The Energy of aesthetics- how magnificence offers hope and braveness. Traits of learners with poisonous stress or trauma and present analysis on social and emotional studying. 

9. Contributors will set a purpose for their very own classroom or faculty and apply the 5-step framework 

10. Questions and reflections

Subjects: Restorative Practices, Classroom Methods

Stage: Introductory



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