Take Control Back From Your Amygdala
Does it ever seem like your students are out of control? They might be! Our amygdalas are a tiny part of our brains designed to keep up safe in dangerous situations. Unfortunately, the amygdala has a hard time identifying threats in our modern society.
As a result, it overreacts to stressful situations, especially in the classroom. Learning about how the amygdala works will help your students take back control from their amygdalas. This video also gives you and your students a common vocabulary to use when talking through testing stress and tense social interactions.