John Hoffman

About John Hoffman

John has had three distinct careers that have blended together at times: roots musician, stay-at-home father and freelance writer. A former long-time columnist and feature writer for Today’s Parent, John now specializes in knowledge translation, blogging and writing for not-profit organizations like The MEHRIT Centre, The Psychology Foundation of Canada and Dad Central Ontario.
22 10, 2015

The Meaning of Caring: Self-Regulation, Empathy and the Roots of “Safe”

By | 2017-11-22T15:46:32+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|

Summary of Dr. Stuart Shanker's Keynote Presentation, Self-regulation Summer Symposium, July 2015.   A focus on self-regulation can support the four main pillars of education: literacy, numeracy, social/emotional learning and safe schools. With respect to safe schools, the question is not simply preventing harm, it is also about creating environments [...]

26 09, 2015

Adolescence & Self-Regulation: What do we know? Dr. Jean Clinton

By | 2016-10-31T22:09:39+00:00 September 26th, 2015|

Adolescence and self-regulation. What do we know? What myths are ready to be banished? How long did you say it lasts? Keynote presentation Self-regulation Summer Symposium, July 17, 2015. Presented by Jean Clinton, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at McMaster University Dr. Clinton is a physician (child [...]

22 09, 2015

Paradigm Revolution: Self-Reg in Schools and Communities

By | 2016-10-31T22:09:39+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|

A Summary of Dr. Shanker's Keynote at the Self-Reg Summer Symposium 2015 What is a paradigm revolution? A paradigm revolution is more profound than a paradigm shift. What people refer as a paradigm shift is often the result of bouncing around trying to find the best way to reach a [...]