Children instinctively know that a wolf is a dangerous predator... but can they determine when a stranger is really dangerous?
Unfortunately, there is no way to protect all of our students. Since we can't protect, the next best thing we can do is to prepare them. Help them be more aware of the increasing dangers that abound. In addition, we have to do this in a way that does not make them anxious or afraid. What a task.
Can your students determine the following?
This can be a bit overwhelming to children. But if the information can be presented in a straight forward manner, it can lessen their anxiety.
What impact can school counselors have in helping them learn to keep safe?
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"Snow White" Safety
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An educator for 30+ years. Counselor in elementary & middle school, special education, and crisis. Teacher in K-5, special education, ESL, and gifted. School 504 and testing coordinator. Common Core trainer. Master's degrees in Counseling and Educational Administration. Bachelor’s degrees in Elementary and Special Education.