Three Vital Steps to Successful Routines

Three Vital Steps to Successful Routines

Webinar: Three Vital Steps to Successful Routines Routines are essential because predictability helps children (and adults) feel safe. When we feel safe, we’re willing and able to form relationships...

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Managing "Scared" at the Start of School: How Parents and Teachers Can Help

Managing “Scared” at the Start of School: How Parents and Teachers Can Help

The start of school can be scary for students, parents and staff. How do we manage this powerful feeling of scared? Understanding this feeling is important as we adjust...

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Managing Anxiety – How to Help Children Name, Claim and Tame Their Distress

Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey and special guest Jill Molli Episode Summary Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting...

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Emotions on chalkboard

How Do Children Develop Emotional Health?

If I pass you on the street and ask, “How are you,” what might be your likely response? “Fine,” “good,” and “okay” are common. If you and I know...

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Kids Playing Doctor

Put a Doctor’s Kit on Your Gift List

Gift lists are endless, filled with this gadget and that “must-have” toy. If you’re looking for something to fill out your gift list, here is an unlikely solution I...

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Safety (Self-Regulation): Papers Supporting Conscious Discipline’s Framework

Research Supporting the Effects of Self-Regulation (Safety) These articles explore the relationship between social and emotional learning and academic success, showing that child self-regulation and academic achievement are positively...

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Head Start

A Conscious Approach to Self-Regulation: Knox County Head Start and the Conscious Discipline Program

Jones & Lesaux (2013) Intro brief: This report provides an overview of three adult-focused programs for social-emotional learning: Conscious Discipline, Child FIRST, and the Chicago School Readiness Project and...

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