• Social-Emotional Skills for Everybody — Session

    Buy ‘Everyday Circles’ here Build the kind of community you’ve always wanted. Commit to Everyday Circles each day, and incredible things start happening: inclusion, acceptance, skill-building, empathy, compassion, restoration, and so much more.

  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    Please download and have a look at these awesome lessons using Mentor Texts!! I love the lessons – if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me. Here is a website that has ideas and activities for the month of May – who are we kidding, this is good stuff that can be used […]

  • Great enthusiasm at today’s Rep Session!!

    Thanks to all the attendees for the rich discussion and sharing during the Positive School Culture Session today.  Tentatively we meet on February 7th from 1-3 in the DDC for our second session (I will confirm details when I know the TTOC situation – some people were unable to make today’s session due to a […]

  • Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

    The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is the world’s leading organization advancing one of the most important fields in education in decades: the practice of promoting integrated academic, social, and emotional learning for all children in preschool through high school. 5 domains of social-emotional learning Print the wheel & competencies EnglishWheel (2) Social […]

  • Self-Regulating in a Digital World

    Here is the slide deck from our inspiring Professional Development Day!! Self-Regulating in the Digital World, Sept.24, 2018

  • Mental Health Literacy

    UBC offers free online training to support educators with Mental Health Literacy.  Have a look at a couple of different course offerings …. let’s support ALL students! http://teenmentalhealth.org/schoolmhl/professional-learning/pre-service-mental-health-literacy-curriculum/ Watch this video to get started!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cuWTFiLYVA

  • Mistakes are Opportunities for Learning!

    Thanks to all the enthusiastic teachers for their participation and spark at all of our Growth Mindset Literacy sessions.   Together we can help foster Growth Mindsets in all our students and in ourselves … we can build our toolkit with strategies to support the new belief about the power to improve!! Growth Mindset & Literacy April […]