Abigail Wilson

Abigail Wilson is an English teacher in the Durham Region with a deep passion for history. As an educator, she believes strongly in helping students realize and achieve their own potential. Alison graduated with her Masters of Education in June 2018 with a focus in mental health and believes that if we work together, we can make positive changes towards both educator and student mental health in schools. Her passions include reading, learning new things, and snuggling with her dog.

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Learning To Love Yourself

Posted by Abigail Wilson on October 9, 2018

As Facing History educators, we know the importance of creating a classroom that is a safe space for students physically, mentally and emotionally. This is of special importance because we engage students in conversations about identity, belonging, difficult histories and contemporary injustices -  subject matter that can be uncomfortable and emotional. However, we often forget that we also need to take care of ourselves.

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Topics: Inside a Genocide Classroom, Mental Health Awareness


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