A Walk in My Shoes: Military Life
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in the military, or be a military child or spouse?
A decision to help preservice teachers better understand the needs of military-connected students has grown into a documentary with campuswide, statewide and national implications. The documentary tells the story of seven people – soldiers, spouses, college students and educators – who share their perspectives on the dedication, service, rewards and challenges of being connected with the military.
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Specific topics include:
- Frequent moves
- Leaving friends, schools, and communities
- Social/emotional needs of children and teens
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD
- The power of military bonds made through service