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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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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...

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Four Quick Ways to Improve Distance Learning Today

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...

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Uplifting Youth Through Healthy Communication About Race

Creating the Space to Talk About Race in Your School

Discussions of racism and race typically are not part of school culture or curriculum. The National Education Association suggests that this is because “racism is so complex and contentious,...

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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 Master Instructor Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo connects with an attendee on stage. The Conscious Discipline Brain State Model banners are displayed on stage: Executive State (Problem Solving, green), Emotional State (Connection, blue), and the Survival State (Safety, red).

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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Resilience in Uncertain Times

Resilience in Uncertain Times

Resilience in Uncertain Times Grappling with uncertain times and situations beyond our control is both challenging and stressful. Fortunately, Conscious Discipline gives us tools to pick up the pieces...

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