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Self-Reg, Teens and Awareness

Self-Reg, Teens and Awareness

By: Laura Cesaroni I love all things Self-Reg and approach the people I work with through this lens. Understanding how the brain, body, and relationships impact experiences and the world they live in has been an effective process to support children, teens, families,...

Liz’s 10 Self-Reg Lessons Learned

Liz’s 10 Self-Reg Lessons Learned

By: Liz Shepherd Now embarking on my 5th year with The MEHRIT Centre, I have come a long way in my Self-Reg learning. No longer do I see misbehaviour, but instead stress behaviour. No longer do I view the world through a self-control lens. No longer do I see the world...

The Gift of Virtual Teaching

The Gift of Virtual Teaching

By Heather Bredin I have always wanted to create a classroom environment that communicates safety and promotes self-expression and respect. But when the COVID-19 virus hit the world, our goals shifted to a different kind of safety: physical safety from the...

And the Parenting Advice Just Keeps on Coming

And the Parenting Advice Just Keeps on Coming

Advice for parents is seldom in short supply. But this September, as kids return to school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve noticed an uptick in parenting advice, and mental health advice in general. In 10 minutes on social media this morning I saw posts about: •...

Reframing The Coronavirus: A Tale Of Empathy

Reframing The Coronavirus: A Tale Of Empathy

As everyone in education knows right now, schools in the midst of a pandemic look a whole lot different than they did before. My teaching partner, Paula, and I continue to play around with our classroom set-up to help "scale that condo wall" and find possibilities in...

Buying A Kindle: My COVID-19 Self-Reg Story

Buying A Kindle: My COVID-19 Self-Reg Story

At the beginning of May, I bought a Kindle. This might not seem like a really big deal. I've been reading e-Books for a while now. When Kindle and Kobo e-Readers became popular, I was skeptical. I love to read, and do a huge amount of reading especially in the...

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