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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!...

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SEL for Teens: Can I Use Conscious Discipline with Older Kids?

Are Conscious Discipline and SEL for Teens? Often, social and emotional learning (SEL) programs are associated with early childhood. After all, the first three years of life are a...

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Culturally Responsive SEL and Being of Service

Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey, Julie Ruffo and special guests Aida Adnan & Tania Al Jaroudy Episode Summary Social and emotional learning (SEL) includes relationship-based...

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Shifting from Controlling Behavior to Teaching Skills

Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey, Julie Ruffo and special guest Melissa McComb Episode Summary Many classrooms and schools rely on systems of punishments and rewards,...

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Keys to Connecting with Relationship-Resistant Children

Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey, Julie Ruffo and special guest Brooke Haberle Episode Summary Research shows that positive student-teacher relationships result in a more productive...

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New Partnership Brings Conscious Discipline to Rhode Island Schools

(MARCH 2021) In partnership with Sargent Rehabilitation Center’s Regional Resource Center, Conscious Discipline will provide Rhode Island schools with a unified approach to social-emotional learning (SEL) for education programs...

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Preschool Promise Child Assessment Technical Report: Conscious Discipline Fidelity and Child Outcomes

Ohio Preschool Promise Study: Conscious Discipline Fidelity and Child Outcomes

Independent research study on Preschool Promise classrooms using Conscious Discipline indicates that Conscious Discipline implementation positively influences classroom quality and children’s executive function skills. Fuhs, M. (2018). Preschool Promise...

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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...

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Conscious Discipline Receives CASEL’s Sought After SELect Program Designation

(JUNE 2020) Conscious Discipline has been selected for inclusion in CASEL’s Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs, recognizing Conscious Discipline as a leader in impactful social and...

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