Megan Marcus: Social/Emotional Competencies for Teachers

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Megan Marcus: Social/Emotional Competencies for Teachers

Every day, teachers interact with students, community members, and colleagues, often serving as counselors, coaches, or parental figures to their students. In a single morning, a teacher may be forced to resolve a student conflict, reason with an angry mother, motivate an unengaged class, reassure an anxious student about an upcoming test, negotiate demands from administrators and more. These aspects of a teacher’s job are central to successful learning: research has linked teacher-student relationships, teacher collaboration, and teacher-parent interactions to increases in student achievement. High-quality relationship skills are especially important when working with traumatized children and those who struggle with attachment and relationships. Megan Marcus, founder of FuelEd Schools will tell us how she got into the field of teaching social and emotional competencies to teachers and why it’s important that teachers learn about their own attachment styles.

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The digital MP3 recordings and PDF Transcripts of the 2017 Educating Traumatized Children Summit.

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