It's not always easy to think on your feet in an emergency situation. Having a well though-out plan is the best way to prepare. According to the "i Love U Guys" foundation, the appropriate lockdown standard response is locks, lights, out of sight. In addition to schools' standard emergency protocols, there are things teachers can do during incidents to keep their students extra safe. Here are a few of those things teachers may want to keep in mind in the event of a school-wide lockdown.
Remember, preparation is key. Keep these simple points in mind during your school's lockdown drills so that you and your students can be as safe and prepared as possible!