Ode To Toby: Looking Back With My New Self-Regulation Lens

As part of my final project for Foundations 4, I am re-exploring some blog posts that I wrote in the past (before taking the courses through The MEHRIT Centre). I am going to update these posts based on my new … Continue reading

Looking Back And Looking Ahead – My Look At Self-Regulation Over Time

Almost three years ago, I read Stuart Shanker’s Calm, Alert, and Learning. This was part of a Book Club for our Board, and when I decided to join the Book Club, I did so skeptically. I thought that self-regulation was … Continue reading

Looking At Classroom Management Through A Self-Regulation Lens

Sixteen years ago, I was in the Faculty of Education and doing some of my first teaching placements. In each of my placements, I still remember the importance placed on “classroom management.” What did a well-managed class look like and sound like? … Continue reading

Feeling Tired This Valentine’s Day? Could This Be Why?

As I yawn away at my computer tonight, I’m also inspired to blog. Today was Valentine’s Day, and in Kindergarten, it’s quite the experience. Our kids were fantastic, and took control over this special day, but as my teaching partner, Paula, … Continue reading