Many teachers don't understand how tricky some traditional assignments are for adopted or foster children. The family tree project is a perfect example. Additionally, transactional behavior management systems, like rewards charts and traffic lights, are problematic because they don't take our kids' histories and past trauma into account. Joelle Broberg is both a veteran educator and adoptive mom who understands both sides. She sat down with Melissa to talk about how parents can best work with teachers and the new CEU course she's created for teachers so they can create adoption-sensitive classrooms.
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