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3 10, 2018

Early Childhood Australia: “No such thing as a bad kid” with Dr. Shanker

By | 2018-10-03T10:54:33+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|

Why does self-regulation matter more than self-control? Professor Stuart Shanker shares his views on this and much more, including how educators can learn the signs and respond to children’s stress cycles. Young children make ‘dramatic advances’ when the adults in their lives—educators, teachers and family members—develop their own self-regulation, according [...]

3 04, 2018

By | 2018-04-03T11:04:10+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|

"SRSS: Simply Stated, Restores Sanity! My experiences with the Self-Reg Summer Symposium have been nothing less than the best form of Professional and Personal Development in many years. My initial thinking was that SSRS is like the wonderful experience of summer camp where you get to meet and learn with amazing people, leaders, and participants. [...]

27 03, 2018

By | 2018-03-27T11:59:11+00:00 March 27th, 2018|

"SRSS 2017 was such an inspirational week of learning! It was motivating to have met so many like-minded individuals reaffirming for me the powerful impact Self-Reg has on everyone. I left feeling such a renewed hope of not only being able to help students but also to live a much [...]

27 03, 2018

By | 2018-03-27T11:54:44+00:00 March 27th, 2018|

“The Self-Reg Symposium is my favourite professional development event! Each summer I look forward to hearing Stuart and other Self-Reg speakers, having “aha” moments, making connections with other Self-Reg advocates and helping to facilitate the learning of others. The best part is being able to practice Self-Reg at the event: [...]

28 02, 2018

Parent Footprint: The Self-Reg View of Constant Craving

By | 2018-02-28T15:40:00+00:00 February 28th, 2018|

Dr. Dan and Dr. Shanker discuss and offer ways to tackle the ever-present topic of craving and The Hook Model and how it detrimentally affects most kids today (and their parents).  Listeners will recognize the fascinating science behind what happens when dopamine is triggered and how it creates stress and [...]

1 01, 2018

Our Top 10 Self-Reg Blog Posts of 2017

By | 2017-12-22T12:55:59+00:00 January 1st, 2018|

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 our latest issue of [...]

21 11, 2017

ResearchEd Presentation by Dr. Shanker

By | 2017-11-21T11:47:52+00:00 November 21st, 2017|

Dr. Shanker gave a presentation at ResearchEd Toronto entitled Self-Reg Reframing: Why and how the theory of Self-Reg leads us to reframe leading issues in education. See his presentation slides for this presentation here.

6 06, 2017

The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Helping Our Kids Feel Alright

By | 2017-09-05T15:35:39+00:00 June 6th, 2017|

Canadian children are stressed out, according to recent research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. And it's leading to health issues ranging from allergies and weight gain to behaviour and mood problems. Stuart Shanker, a research professor of philosophy at York University, joined The Agenda to discuss his [...]

19 05, 2017

Government of Ontario: Think, Feel, Act Series

By | 2017-08-04T12:18:33+00:00 May 19th, 2017|

Self-regulation, the ability to deal with and recover from stress, lays a foundation for long-term physical, psychological, behavioral and educational well-being. Watch the following video clips and read the research brief to reflect on your practices and think about what you can do enhance children's growing ability to self-regulate. View [...]