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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...

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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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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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