Shanker Method

29 01, 2019

How Can Self-Reg be the Foundation for Mental Well-being?

By | 2019-01-15T17:10:57+00:00 January 29th, 2019|

Psychiatrist Jean Clinton has been an internationally renowned expert and advocate for children’s mental health for over 30 years. We were thrilled to have Dr. Clinton at our summer symposium once again last summer. In her keynote address, Dr. Clinton drew from her wealth of experience and knowledge to address [...]

17 01, 2019

Transitioning to Kindergarten Without The Stress: A Self-Reg focused approach to welcoming children to school

By | 2019-01-15T13:33:00+00:00 January 17th, 2019|

By: Tiffany Goulet The first day of school... For some it’s exciting, for others terrifying. For some it’s long awaited, for others it arrived too soon. For some they feel ready, for others not at all. No matter how differently we all feel about this transition, we can surely agree [...]

21 11, 2016

​Is this Self-Reg? 5 Misconceptions about Self-Reg in Schools​

By | 2017-01-24T11:30:47+00:00 November 21st, 2016|

We are seeing the most extraordinary results when educators and parents practice Self-Reg. There are also MANY Self-Reg misconceptions out there, even from those advocating for self-regulation as a foundation of education. In this video blog, I explore 5 misunderstandings that I often come across often in my work as [...]

8 10, 2015

Self-Reg and the Prosocial Domain

By | 2018-01-26T14:11:39+00:00 October 8th, 2015|

SELF-REGULATION |  5 DOMAINS OF SELF–REG: Prosocial Domain The crux of Self-Reg is that we are born with a brain that expects social engagement. Antisocial behaviour in a child is not the norm. Clearly there are biological mechanisms that, in the wrong circumstances lead to antisocial behaviour. Equally clearly there [...]

1 10, 2015

How the Self-Reg Foundations Program Emerged

By | 2018-01-26T14:06:36+00:00 October 1st, 2015|

Several of the speakers at our Summer Symposium 2015 picked up on the theme that self-regulation is ushering in a “paradigm-revolution” in educational thinking, and not simply another “paradigm-shift.” That is, that what we are witnessing is not just another swing in the “authoritarian/authoritative” pendulum, but a conceptual revolution grounded [...]

30 09, 2015

10 Self-Reg Lessons Learned

By | 2018-01-26T14:03:38+00:00 September 30th, 2015|

Click here to download this article as a formatted PDF. 1. Build a relationship: self-regulation is only made possible, and proceeds from a strong relationship. 2. Keep your eyes on the target: the focus, when we’re working on self-regulation, has to be on the self-regulation itself and not some secondary [...]

25 09, 2015

Learning from Jakob

By | 2016-10-31T22:09:39+00:00 September 25th, 2015|

Shared with permission:  Wednesday, September 9, 2015 Dear Susan, Stuart and Team: In math today I had a beautiful Self-Reg experience that I think you'll enjoy.  It was Day One for my small system class for students with learning disabilities. I attended the Self-Regulation Summer Symposium at Trent and I'm intent on [...]

23 09, 2015

7 Myths of Self-Reg

By | 2018-01-26T14:04:48+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|

Click here to download this article as a formatted PDF. Myth 1:  Scientists all mean the same thing when they talk about “self-regulation.” In fact, Jeremy Burman documented 447 different uses of “self-regulation” in the scientific literature, which he grouped together into six distinct “concept-families.” Myth 2: “Self-regulation” is just [...]

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 [...]

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