As Children Head Back Into Classrooms, Teachers Will Need To Focus On Emotions, Not Academics.

As Children Head Back Into Classrooms, Teachers Will Need To Focus On Emotions, Not Academics.

As schools begin welcoming students back to classrooms, their teachers will be tasked with not only getting them back on-track academically—but also helping them manage the psychological impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. And that emotional support must take...
Exploring Emotional Playgrounds: Hands-on Workshop

Exploring Emotional Playgrounds: Hands-on Workshop

A full-day experiential workshop with Tamara Strijack and Hannah Beach. We live in a culture of busy. Our lives are often filled with demands, expectations, and things that stir us up. There is often little room for us to breathe, find release, or feel connected to...
Group Support For Educators: Growing Together

Group Support For Educators: Growing Together

I am hearing from more and more educators about how much they wish for a community to gather with regularly to get support for how to keep the attachment-based developmental approach alive in their classrooms. Many teachers are telling me how excited they are after a...
Supporting Our Students as They Return to Our Classrooms

Supporting Our Students as They Return to Our Classrooms

How we can reduce anxiety and aggression through activities that provide emotional release   As our elementary students head back to school during this turbulent time, there will be many emotions stirred up in them. Alarm. Frustration. Worry. Excitement.  And...
Creating playgrounds for Emotional Expression

Creating playgrounds for Emotional Expression

When emotions stop moving, we start to see the signs of problem behaviour. Expression of emotion is the first step in emotional development, and yet many children, adolescents, and adults can get stuck here. We all need safe places to express the emotions that are...

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