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The Calm and Connected Classroom: Social-Emotional Learning & Mindfulness for At–Risk Learners
July 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm$106
The Calm and Connected Classroom will explore managing stress in the classroom by addressing the impact that trauma, hardship and negative childhood experiences have had on the developing brain of students (both emotionally and biologically).
Those who participate will learn techniques to manage the stress in the classroom through mindfulness and social-emotional activities such as:
Take 4 Before
The 1-Minute Calm Down Challenge
Participants will also learn how to facilitate “Social Emotional Check-Ins” to create calm and socially connected classroom experiences for all students that will benefit individual students and the entire classroom.
About the Presenter (from the website): The Calm and Connected Classroom Series will be presented by Joanna Schwartz Ms. Schwartz is a family counselor and the founder of Toolbox for Teachers. Ms. Schwartz holds a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling with a concentration in holistic studies. Ms. Schwartz’s interest in professional development for educators comes from her experiences as a K-8 teacher in Philadelphia.