Self-Reg Community

Contributions on the Self-Reg Community blog page come from various members of our TMC team and folks in our Self-Reg Foundations program.
12 Self-Reg Misconceptions

12 Self-Reg Misconceptions

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...

Reframing Is Ageless

Reframing Is Ageless

By: Nancy Niessen When I began formally learning about Self-Regulation I was an educator in the public school system looking for ways to better support my students. In particular, I wanted to find more ways to help students with perceived behavioural needs. I quickly...

Our Top 10 Self-Reg Blog Posts of 2017

Our Top 10 Self-Reg Blog Posts of 2017

As we come to the end of another calendar year, Stuart Shanker, Susan Hopkins, and The MEHRIT Centre team have been reflecting with gratitude on our ongoing Self-Reg journey and the many lovely lessons learned along the way from our Self-Reg community. As we shared in...

Crisis Averted, Trajectory Changed

Crisis Averted, Trajectory Changed

By: Cathern Lethbridge Four years ago, I was following a Twitter feed that literally changed my career and my life. I started seeing people posting tweets with photos of slides from a man talking about stressors and behaviour and reframing and something called...

Who We Are, Where We Come From

Who We Are, Where We Come From

Reflections on Well-Being in Ontario K-12 Education By: Stefani Burosch “Literacy is the ability to share our life story, by whatever means that we are able do that.” – David Bouchard, Acclaimed Métis Author, Literacy Advocate and Member of the Order of Canada I have...

Sophie’s Self-Reg Story

Sophie’s Self-Reg Story

Submitted anonymously by an 8-year-old Self-Regger There was once a little girl named Sophie, and she was a great little girl. But there was a dark side to Sophie that nobody knew except for Sophie. Sophie knew that her dark side was very dangerous so she decided to...

Top 5 Misconceptions Around Self-Reg

Top 5 Misconceptions Around Self-Reg

By: Mary Ann Coleman “Our school had many presentations last year from your SEL partners. Our teachers know all they need to know about Self-Reg!”   It’s great that your school has a terrific background around self-regulation! This year, we are trying for a...

One Teacher, One Child

One Teacher, One Child

By: Nadine Osborne I see him. I hear the other children shouting “Madame, Madame he is throwing the puzzle pieces”. I know he is throwing the puzzle pieces. He often throws the puzzle pieces. I am working so hard to understand why. Other teachers say “He wants...

Teach Me to Dance

Teach Me to Dance

By: Cathern Lethbridge The following poem is dedicated to children who are in the system as either foster or adoptive children. It also applies to our children of trauma who have had similar experiences in their early lives as the children of the system but haven’t...

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