Social Emotional Learning-Educators

Recipe for Regulation - Zoom Workshop

Recipe for Regulation – Zoom Workshop online at the Fall 2020 PITA Conference

Register for the PITA Conference here. Recipe for Regulation is an online workshop by Julie Principe and Jan Palmer at the PITA Conference on October 23, 2020 (Provincial Intermediate and Middle Years Teacher’s Association of British Columbia). Increase your understanding of self-regulation and add a dash of mindfulness. This workshop is an overview for those new …

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Classroom Norms and Expectations

As a District Teacher Consultant, I often co-teach with classroom teachers and sometimes I am a guest teacher. In these roles, I need to review the classroom expectations to create a safe space for students. I teach a lot of social and emotional skills lessons. When discussing personal emotions and situational challenges, children need to …

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Compassionate Learning Communities

Compassionate Learning Communities: Supporting Trauma-Informed Practice Compassionate Learning Community Workshop PackagesThere is a downloadable workshop for each of the 4 elements in the Compassionate Learning Communities Framework Understanding Relationship Connection Capacity Each workshop package includes: A brief video introducing speakers included in the presentations Slide Presentation (password protected; click ‘Read Only’ to open) Facilitator’s Guide …

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Joint Attention Examples

Simply, joint attention is a shared experience between you and your child – when you both realize it is a shared experience – even if it is just for a fleeting moment. We need joint attention before we can communicate effectively. The Official Definition: Joint attention is the ability to “maintain a common focus with …

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Why Practicing Can Help with Emotional Regulation, by Oregon Behaviour Consultation Being mad “makes us dumb”. Make a plan. Practise to make the best choice ahead of time. Use visual prompts (talk less) to support the person having a hard time. Adjust the plan as needed and practice again. 5 Unhelpful Responses Don’t talk. Don’t …

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Definitions of Self-Regulation

What is self-regulation anyway?  Are we all talking about the same thing?  Some of the experts have different definitions! What speaks to you? If you find other definitions in your travels, or you have a favourite definition, please share it in comment below. Stuart Shanker defines it as: Self-Regulation refers to how people manage energy expenditure, recovery and …

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