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11 04, 2019

KPJR FILMS Chooses Self-Reg as their Inaugural 2019 Book for their Book Club

By | 2019-04-11T10:38:56+00:00 April 11th, 2019|

We are so pleased and honoured to learn that KPJR FILMS has chosen Dr. Shanker's book Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life, as their first book for The KPJR Films Book Club. KPJR Films is known for telling stories [...]

31 01, 2019

Kenora Daily Miner & News: Evergreen Public School coping strategies help students manage stress

By | 2019-01-31T17:45:57+00:00 January 31st, 2019|

An important philosophy has become ingrained into the culture at Evergreen Public School in Kenora. The idea of “self-regulation” was introduced into the Ontario kindergarten curriculum and teachers at Evergreen wanted that to continue past kindergarten. In 2015 with the help of some funding and working with the “guru of [...]

3 10, 2018

ABC Kids Listen: How pre-schoolers can learn to communicate signs of stress

By | 2018-10-09T11:33:05+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|

Stress and anxiety can cause serious behavioural problems for children. In fact, Kids Matter, an Australian government initiative, focusing on kids mental health estimates '1 in 7 school-age children has a mental health problem, like anxiety, depression and behaviour problems, but only 1 in 4 gets the help they need'. Expert in [...]

2 10, 2018

Kinderling Conversation: How to Help Your Child Self-Regulate with Dr. Shanker

By | 2018-10-02T13:12:19+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|

Helping our children understand and regulate their emotions is one of the most important things we can do as parents. But it’s not always easy when they’ve just thrown tomato sauce all over your white work shirt. Dr. Stuart Shanker, founder of the MEHRIT Centre, has developed a five-step process that [...]

28 09, 2018

ABC Australia: Dr. Shanker on Relearning Calmness

By | 2018-09-28T13:03:05+00:00 September 28th, 2018|

When a child is too excited, when they're throwing a tantrum, or can't calm down and sleep, what is the best way to handle it? Dr. Stuart Shanker explains the difference between self-regulation and self-control, and how Self-Reg can help everyone to remember what it feels like to be calm. [...]

13 09, 2018

Self-Reg Series on Global News Peterborough

By | 2018-09-26T15:14:13+00:00 September 13th, 2018|

In this three-part Self-Reg series, Self-Reggers in association with The MEHRIT Centre discussed important topics in self-regulation and education on the Morning Show for CHEX Peterborough. Part 1: What is Self-Reg, and why should we care? with Dr. Stuart Shanker September 12, 2018 How is Self-Reg changing how we teach [...]

20 07, 2018

Do you want to strengthen your relationship with your child?

By | 2018-07-20T11:39:28+00:00 July 20th, 2018|

In her Opinion piece for, Dr. Laura Cesaroni of the Family Education Resource Network of York Region writes about how Self-Reg can help parents break the negative stress cycle with their children and strength the parent-child bond. Read the full article here.

18 07, 2018

Kindsight 101 Interview: The 5 Steps for Teaching Self-Regulation with Dr. Stuart Shanker

By | 2018-07-18T14:45:18+00:00 July 18th, 2018|

With terms like self-regulation being thrown around like confetti in education these days, the true meaning of such important approaches can become watered-down and lose effectiveness. In this discussion, Dr. Stuart Shanker is interviewed by Morgane Michael of the Kindsight 101 podcast. They explore 5 actionable ways to implement self-regulation [...]

10 07, 2018

12 Self-Reg Misconceptions

By | 2018-07-09T14:52:16+00:00 July 10th, 2018|

Do you think you understand Self-Reg? Are you sure? Stuart Shanker and Susan Hopkins have come across a number of misconceptions about Self-Reg over the past few years. They deconstruct 12 of them in this video blog series. You can watch the videos at the links below or on our YouTube [...]

17 05, 2018

Global News: Self-Reg with Dr. Shanker and Susan Hopkins

By | 2018-05-17T17:35:56+00:00 May 17th, 2018|

Dr. Shanker and Susan Hopkins were interviewed on Global News Morning in Halifax to talk about why we are so passionate about bringing more #SelfReg to teachers in Nova Scotia. Watch the full interview below or right here.