How to Adapt Conscious Discipline for Older Kids
Conscious Discipline for Older Kids: How to Adapt Rituals and Structures We’re often asked: Is Conscious Discipline for older kids? The answer is that Conscious Discipline is for everyone! The Powers and Skills help us connect with others, manage...Read
Handling Everyday Upsets, Tantrums, and Teaching Social Skills
Webinars From the Field: Handling Everyday Upsets, Tantrums and Teaching Social Skills Infants and toddlers are cute and cuddly, but they’re also challenging. They can’t communicate verbally, don’t have patience or impulse control, and don’t know how to get...Read
An Innovative Approach to Conflict Resolution
Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey, Julie Ruffo and special guest Luke Jankee Episode Summary Conscious Discipline is not a boxed curriculum; it’s a foundation on which you build your interactions, relationships, school culture and approach...Read
Help Kids Calm with a Portable Safe Place for Distance Learning
All learning occurs in the higher centers of the brain. Emotional upset —which is often acted out through behaviors like crying, hiding, yelling, whining, stomping and hitting — is an indicator that a child is in a lower brain...Read »
Four Quick Ways to Improve Distance Learning Today
Distance Learning (DL) poses unique challenges for students, teachers and parents alike. Staying focused, sitting still, listening attentively and maintaining enthusiasm are common concerns for all age groups. Adults can support DL and improve students’ experience immediately with these...Read »
Building Connection into Digital Morning Meetings
My name is Mandy Herold and I am a Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor located in South Africa. This is my tenth year as the Principal of the Junior Prep (Grades 0-3) at The Ridge School, an all-boys independent prep...Read »
Webinar: Wishing You Wellness: Parent Self-Care
During stressful times, practicing self-care often slips off of our to-do list. But when you’re stressed, prioritizing self-care is more important than ever. If we don’t practice self-care, we can’t possibly give our best selves to our children, our loved ones, or those around us. Join Master Instructor Angela Fraley to fill your wellness toolbox with six wellness tools that will help you feel calm, relaxed, and ready to access the best version of yourself. These tips were made for parents, but they’re perfect for educators too!
Article Series: Conscious Discipline Consequences
One of the most frequently asked questions about Conscious Discipline is: “Does Conscious Discipline have consequences?” Conscious Discipline uses effective consequences by first building a foundation of safety, connection, and teaching missing skills. This foundation allows children to truly learn from consequences, resulting in permanent behavior change. Learn more about effective consequences and how to apply them in this series by Conscious Discipline founder and SEL pioneer Dr. Becky Bailey.