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
Understanding Safety, Connection and Problem Solving
Understanding Safety, Connection and Problem Solving Join Dr. Becky Bailey to discover how the Conscious Discipline Brain State Model can help you decode children’s behavior and respond effectively to their needs, especially during stressful times such as these. Providing...Read
Conscious Discipline in After School Programs
Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey and special guest Cassie Gerst Episode Summary 10.2 million children in the United States participate in after school programs. The best after school programs are comprehensive, fostering the self-worth of...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...
Independent Research Study Indicates Conscious Discipline Is Linked to Classroom Quality, Executive Function in Children
Study on Ohio Preschool Promise classrooms using social and emotional learning provider Conscious Discipline shows the potential impact of implementation ORLANDO, Fla. (September 2020) An independent study by Dr....
SEL as a Lever for Equity: 5-Part Webinar Series from CASEL
The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) launched a five-part webinar series titled SEL as a Lever for Equity. The series focuses on prioritizing equity and racial...
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 »
Special Episode: EdsUp! Podcast featuring Dr. Becky Bailey
Special Episode: EdsUp! Podcast featuring Dr. Becky Bailey Episode Summary Dr. Becky Bailey was recently featured on Episode 21 of the EdsUp! podcast. EdsUp! is produced by the Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning at the University...Read »
Four Ways to Help with Mask Wearing
Four Ways to Help with Mask Wearing Around the world, many people are wearing face masks in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19. For children, this unfamiliar sight can be a bit scary, especially if they need...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.