Just like with parenting, I truly believe that taking on a united approach as a school team can prove to be so powerful and productive. I have been witness to this in my school this year, as we work as a team towards a shared approach in how we are teaching social and emotional learning, more specifically,… Continue reading Self-reg and The Zones of Regulation
I recently came across a blogpost shared by Dean Shareski on Twitter in which he shared his watershed moments of learning. I loved reading about his lightbulb moments, as well as those of his readers, and was inspired to share mine. I have been reflecting on my own watershed moments (the defining moments in my career as… Continue reading Watershed Moments
Given some of the emotional struggles I witness in my students and my own kids, I am always looking for ways to better teach them social-emotional skills, in the hopes of better equipping them to deal with stress and big emotions.
This next post is of a much more personal nature and one that I am writing more for therapeutic reasons. It is a post to honour my dad in light of some tough news we have just received. My dad has always been my greatest role model in life. He really has been/is an exemplary… Continue reading Tom’s Teachings