Developing Self-Regulation

Developing Self-Regulation

In our work with children, we are often reminded of just how important it is to learn the skill of self-regulation – especially for children with impulse control weaknesses. As Peter Levine powerfully illustrated at a recent workshop we attended, impulse control is a...
The New Year – Chaos & Beauty

The New Year – Chaos & Beauty

It’s the end of 2008 and the beginning of 2009. And like with all transitions, the end of a cycle presents an interesting challenge. It’s a rich time for reflection but also a potential trap for self-criticism. We mention this as many of you have undoubtedly had...
Using Rewards

Using Rewards

Recently, Jim and I were struggling with our weekly Children’s Program class. We had a few children who were having trouble getting themselves under control, and they, in turn, would throw the whole class off – a not uncommon experience for any classroom teacher! ...

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