Transforming Communities: A “Vision to Action” Self-Regulation Initiative. www.self-regulation.ca. and Education Meet;. Supporting Safe and Caring Schools and Community Mental Health. Values/Beliefs and our Leadership Work. There are no throw-away kids and no throw-away schools
A “Vision to Action” Self-Regulation Initiative
and Education Meet;
Supporting Safe and Caring Schools
and Community Mental Health
Leadership is about taking the school from where it is to where it needs to be.
“Different groups talk about the importance of the concept of self-regulationas it relates to their field. So we encounter everything from ‘emotion-regulation’ to ‘self-control’ to ‘self-regulated learning’.
But the underlying or core concept of self-regulation refers to “the manner in which the brain maintains physiological stability through complex feedback mechanisms.”
Dr. Stuart Shanker
There is a fourth, very worrying stage, dissociation, which is a last-ditch mechanism for dealing with excessive stress
helpful for understanding the subtle adjustments in energy expenditure involved in regulating attention
Where to From Here?
CSRI: Committing to a productive nexus between neuroscience and education
Catch the Wave
Again, and again I was amazed at students’ positive response to having input/control in their own learning/behaviour – this inquiry changed this dramatically for my students.