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Engaging classroom activities to address trauma informed learning

Dan has been teaching in the AMEP for 8 years. He is currently based at Chisholm Dandenong, teaching a Youth Class. His other interests include hanging out with his family, singing in choirs and at weddings.

Dan has a stack of activities that he has amassed after researching for ways to improve outcomes in his AMEP Youth Class. He had significant behavioural and learning issues and he needed to find more creative ways to address these.

Guided by a Trauma-Informed Learning Guide from Foundation House, Dan became a member of a team-building group called 'Playmeo', got some mentoring from its director and went through a stack of 'old school' Drama Games for EAL books.

From this he has collated activities for the different outcomes, experimented with a lot of them and now he is here to disseminate!

Who Dan Greig

When: Wednesday 30th November 2022, 5-6 pm AEST

Where: Zoom

Cost: VALBEC Members Free; non-Members $25

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