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CNUSD Virtual Calming Room - Sounds & Music. How to use restorative justice in your classroom and school - Monash Education. At the heart of restorative justice is the idea that everyone is inherently worthy and that our connection to one another is what matters most.

How to use restorative justice in your classroom and school - Monash Education

So how can teachers and schools create a restorative culture where both individuals and the school community can thrive? Monash’s Kristin Reimer researches the impact of restorative justice approaches in schools. Here she shares her insights into the key ideas behind the concept, and offers practical ideas on how to build it. In many schools, restorative justice starts out as a tool to use in a crisis, a way of repairing harm.

However, in classrooms and across schools, restorative justice is most potent when used proactively. What is restorative justice? In a restorative approach, the inherent worth of each individual is recognised, and we seek to strengthen the essential ties that bind us to one another – in the classroom, school and the community. Student Engagement: Resources. Wellbeing with Melbourne Football Club. (52) Pinterest. Top Tips: Best reads on teaching children kindness. Resources for Parents. Untitled document. COVID-19 Resources. Taking the time to notice □ Dear Carolyn, Welcome to the start of Term 2, and we hope you had a safe and restful holiday break.

Taking the time to notice □

In response to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, the Berry Street Education Model (BSEM) team postponed in-person professional learning for the coming weeks, however we are enthusiastically moving forward to best support our collective community of educators. As the school term begins, we invite you to gently observe the world amidst the rush of our new ways of living and learning. This gif to help you breathe correctly : oddlysatisfying. Alphabet Actions. High impact teaching – the Noble Piglet effect. There’s something more to teaching than theory, and planning, and pedagogy, and assessment.

High impact teaching – the Noble Piglet effect

And that something is hidden in the relationship between the learner and their teacher (Bahr, 2016; Bahr and Mellor, 2016). It is something that is crafted, and sensible, and real, and it has everything to do with the development of self-respect in learners. I actually think that we can learn a lot from Winnie the Pooh and his mates. In this article I reflect on the journey of Piglet to illustrate why we need to turn our considerations for teaching upside down to enable us to better address the needs of our learners for lifelong resilience and success. 5 Minute Classroom Mindfulness Activities for Kids. Put simply, mindfulness is “to pay attention, on purpose, to the present moment” (Grossman, 2016).Make your classroom buzz!

5 Minute Classroom Mindfulness Activities for Kids

Create a free Teach Starter account and download hundreds of time-saving resources. Find out more The positive benefits of teaching mindfulness activities to children have been proven across a number of studies. The Good Childhood Blog. Behaviour Management Episode 5: Planning for positive behaviour. This podcast from Teacher magazine is supported by EnhanceTV.

Behaviour Management Episode 5: Planning for positive behaviour

EnhanceTV streams thousands of movies, documentaries and clips aligned to the curriculum. EnhanceTV is a not-for-profit and provides affordable screen resources from the world’s best producers. School trials are free in Term 1 so visit Hello and thank you for downloading this Behaviour Management podcast from Teacher magazine. I’m Rebecca Vukovic. My guest today is Dr Jeff Thomas, a lecturer in the Master of Teaching and Graduate Certificate of Education at the University of Tasmania. Self-regulated learning and wellbeing. Having clear strategies that promote appropriate school behaviours and prioritise student wellbeing are important for maintaining positive and caring relationships between staff, students and parents.

Self-regulated learning and wellbeing

Toward the end of 2018, the Australian Student Wellbeing Framework was introduced to replace the National Safe Schools Framework. The vision of the framework is to build a shared understanding of how to support student learning, safety and wellbeing. 60-Second Strategy: Community Circles. The thought ended almost before it started: “This is so overwhelming.”

60-Second Strategy: Community Circles

It was all one teacher managed to type before she stopped short, vexed into silence, perhaps, by the sheer size of the problem. In the pregnant pause that followed, undoubtedly, every teacher tracking the unspooling thread—about the dizzying, rapidly escalating viral crisis that was closing schools across the country—recognized the chasm they were all facing as well, and scrambled to fill in the blank. In the next few hours, over 500 teachers joined two Facebook conversations about teaching during the coronavirus pandemic, spilling out their concerns and anxieties: What will we do if the schools close for months? How can I shift to online learning if we’re closing tomorrow, or even in a few hours? Resilience, Rights and Respectful Relationships. Best Evidence-based Practices for Behavioral Support (George Sugai, Ph.D.) Training series for Parents, Teachers, and children.

Respectful Relationships education and whole-school wellbeing - March 2020. Co-regulating (online) classrooms during a crisis – The Good Childhood Blog. Teachers are quickly shifting to online learning environments in response to the COVID-19 crisis and the demands of social distancing.

Co-regulating (online) classrooms during a crisis – The Good Childhood Blog

During this crisis stress levels are heightened for all of us. Trauma-impacted students, and in fact everyone, are susceptible to resurfacing trauma-related reactivity due to the compounding uncertainty and unpredictability this crisis presents. It is essential that schools prioritise student and teacher wellbeing and respond to the impacts of collective trauma and toxic stress. While much about teaching changes, there is an opportunity for teachers to respond to this moment through co-regulation – supporting students out of the chaos of the world and into the relative calm, care, and consistency of the learning environment.

Respectful Relationships education and whole-school wellbeing - March 2020. 60-Second Strategy: Community Circles. Podcast: Teacher praise and reprimands. This podcast from Teacher is supported by EnhanceTV.

Podcast: Teacher praise and reprimands

EnhanceTV streams the best curriculum-linked movies, documentaries and TV shows Australian television has to offer. Use the word ‘teacher’ in the promo code at sign-up and receive an ongoing free individual account. Subscribe free at today. From Teacher magazine, I’m Rebecca Vukovic, and you’re listening to an episode in our Behaviour Management series. Researchers from Utah in the United States have found that to improve behaviour in class, teachers should focus on praising students for their good behaviour, rather than telling them off for being disruptive.

For today’s podcast I’m joined on the line by the lead researcher on the project, Professor Paul Caldarella from Brigham Young University. Rebecca Vukovic: Professor Paul Caldarella, thanks for joining Teacher magazine. Paul Caldarella: Thank you. The Absence of Punishment in Our Schools. Where to begin...

The Absence of Punishment in Our Schools

My heart is full of hope and joy as I watch the trauma-informed schools movement swell across our nation and planet. The science of ACEs is mind-bending to say the least and we are now able to open up a much deeper dialogue about human behavior and health. Ultimately this work is about healing… All. Of. Us. A new consciousness is taking root around ending the “us vs them” construct. Podcast: Teacher praise and reprimands. How to Improve Collaboration With Teachers. Every high-performing team goes through cycles of growth and development. Educators’ time for collaboration is often stuck after a full day of teaching or crammed into minutes between periods. These helpful strategies will help you reset your collaboration time.

Team Charters Successful collaboration requires clear expectations. Drafting a team charter can help establish and document a team’s procedures and connections to the purpose of the work. 60-Second Strategy: Community Circles. 10 steps to a safe and respectful classroom. Bullying is a critical issue for schools, as it can lead to negative impacts for the person being bullied, bystanders, the person doing the bullying, and the school as a whole. Creating school environments where everyone feels safe, supported and respected is essential in reducing bullying in schools. Read below for our ten simple and easy to implement tips to develop safe and respectful classroom environments. Download the PDF resource here. 1. Let all your students know that you respect and care about them. Try it: Start a conversation with a student in your class whom you don’t know well. 2. The Research Files Episode 22: Positive relationships and classroom behaviour. Thank you for downloading Episode 22 of The Research Files podcast series, brought to you by Teacher magazine – I’m Jo Earp.

This episode marks a milestone for Teacher, it’s our 50th podcast. Over the last two years or so we’ve shared research and practical advice for the classroom through our series on School Improvement, Action Research, Teaching Methods, Global Education and, of course, The Research Files ­­– and we’ve thrown in a few special episodes for good measure! Today we’re talking behaviour. Behaviour Management Episode 1: Dr Bill Rogers on starting the new year. Hello and thank you for downloading this podcast from Teacher magazine – I’m Jo Earp. My guest for this first episode of our new series on Behaviour Management is teacher, education consultant and author Dr Bill Rogers. An Honorary Fellow of Melbourne University, he shares his expertise on behaviour management, effective teaching, stress management, colleague support and teacher welfare around the globe through lectures, seminars, professional development courses and, of course, with teachers in the classroom.

JE: Bill Rogers, welcome to Teacher magazine. In your book [You Know the Fair Rule], you talk quite a bit about building a positive classroom environment and, within that, you say the first phase is actually establishing a new class. So, what are the things teachers should be doing in those early days and weeks in terms of setting the tone? BR: The establishment phase is basically the first meeting with a new class. The Research Files Episode 27: Improve learning and behaviour by engaging students. The Research Files Episode 29: Student self-regulation skills. Hello, thank you for downloading this podcast from Teacher magazine – I’m Jo Earp. A new study from academics at Queensland University of Technology has found there’s a gender gap when it comes to the behaviourial skills of children starting school.

The results, published in the Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, suggest girls start school with more ‘self-regulation’ skills – things like the ability to pay attention, work independently, stay focused on tasks, and attempt to control their behaviour. Behaviour Management Episode 2: Phil Beadle on de-escalation techniques. The Research Files Episode 42: Playfulness and class clown behaviour. This podcast from Teacher magazine is supported by EnhanceTV. EnhanceTV is used in thousands of Australian classrooms to stream educational videos that engage students. Podcast: Effective classroom management. Hello, thank you for downloading this podcast from Teacher magazine – I’m Dominique Russell. In this episode of The Research Files I’m joined by Helen Egeberg, the Master of Teaching coordinator at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. Behaviour Management Episode 5: Planning for positive behaviour.

Socialthinking - Home. 8 Proactive Classroom Management Tips for New Teachers. In the 1950s, psychologists Jacob Kounin and Paul Gump discovered a curious side effect of discipline: If a student was being disruptive and the teacher responded with strict disciplinary measures, the student might stop—but other students would start exhibiting the same misbehavior. 10 Powerful Community-Building Ideas. Managing Challenging Behaviors - The Pathway 2 Success.

10 Powerful Community-Building Ideas. YouTube. How not to raise a bully - ABC Life. You probably hate bullies. It's not a terribly bold presumption. You don't like the person hectoring the retail worker at the supermarket. You feel for the friend who was monstered out of a job by a domineering boss. Publications and Resources - Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) Using stories and games in disaster recovery. Relationships Are Important. How Do We Build Them Effectively With Kids? "The goal is not just a nice relationship, it's a developmental relationship,"Pekel said. Growing Great Schools Worldwide Newsletter November 2019. Behaviourmgmt. Student Behaviour Support Plan. Teacher Staffroom Episode 6: Leaders in literacy by Teacher Magazine (ACER) Needs Focused Teaching. New.edmodo. Cookie Monster Practices Self-Regulation.

Brain Breaks and Focused Attention Practices Prime the Brain for Learning. Using Dialogue Circles to Support Classroom Management. Classroom Management Strategies - Consequences as an effective classroom management strategy. Berry Street. Positive education; teaching wellbeing I The Feed. First Day Teaching Toolkit and Q&A Webinar. The Power of Relationships in Schools. Fostering Belonging With Classroom Norms. Books for students about new beginnings and transitions - Reading Australia - ABC Splash -

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Edutopia connection between physical and cognitive development education. Helping Young Students Transition to the Next Grade: Movin' on Up! Student Bullying: What can I do if I see it happening? 2 of 2. Enacting respectful behaviour policies. Free Classroom Sessions for Primary Schools. Stride - In the Classroom. How Restorative Justice Helps Students Learn. How to use picture books to get your class talking about emotions.

Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google. What You Need to Know About Neurodiversity - Videos - NowThis. Connecting with your classmates. You're Wonderful - video. Docs - create and edit documents online, for free. Google Docs - create and edit documents online, for free. Meet Google Drive – One place for all your files. Classroom resources. Should emotions be taught in schools? Edutopia. Kidpreneur Challenge 2018 January Newsletter. CSPV. Encouraging Boys to Be Respectful and Caring. Edutopia. Challenging and enjoyable playground spaces. Teachers - Q Wunder - Life Skills Entertainment & Curriculum. Successful resilience programs for children.

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