Talking with Kids About Lockdown Drills

As a former elementary school teacher, my first-grade classes and I participated in lockdown drills on a yearly basis. Just another drill added to the mix: fire drills, tornado drills, and now, lockdown drills. Lockdown drills are extremely important for the...

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Lock Down Drills: A Teacher’s Perspective

As we celebrate teacher appreciation week and honor educators that work tirelessly for the betterment of our youth, I reminisce of my time as one of those dedicated professionals. For over a decade of my teaching career I was a first-grade teacher. My job was to...

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