The Calm and Connected Classroom: Social-Emotional Learning & Mindfulness for At-Risk Learners

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In this workshop participants will be introduced to the behind-the-scenes world of their students, and the emotional and biological effects of trauma and adverse childhood experiences on the developing brain. Participants will learn techniques to manage stress in the classroom through mindfulness and social-emotional activities such as Social-Emotional Wheels, Finger-Breathing, Take 4 Before, and The 1-Minute Calm Down Challenge. Participants will also reconnect to their legacies as educators, and learn best practices for incorporating Social Emotional Check-Ins to create calm and connected classroom experiences for all students.


This workshop will be presented by Joanna Schwartz

Ms. Schwartz is a family counselor and the founder of Toolbox for Teachers. Ms. Schwartz holds a Masters Degree in Education, and a Masters Degree in Counseling with a concentration in holistic studies.


Audience: K-8 teachers, CST members, Guidance Counselors
Workshop Code: S18012
Dates: Tuesday August 1, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Joanna Schwartz
Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 108A

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