Calm, Alert, and Learning

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Biological Domain

Chapter 2: The Emotional Domain

Chapter 3: The Cognitive Domain

Chapter 4: The Social Domain

Chapter 5: The Prosocial Domain

Chapter 6: Self-Regulation and Special Education

Chapter 7: Self Regulation and Children's Mental Health

Conclusion

 
 

Introduction

Professional Resources

Developmental Individual Difference Relationship-based (DIR®) Model
Developmental Individual Difference Relationship-based (DIR®) Model
AutismWeb™ —a Parent's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism Teaching Methods: DIR®/Floortime. © AutismWeb 2000–2012
http://www.autismweb.com/ click on • DIR®/Floortime

Canadian Self-Regulation Initiative
Copyright © 2012 School District 36. All Rights Reserved.
http://www.self-regulation.ca/

Parent Resources

What Is Self-Regulation?
.PDF 23kb 2pgs

 

Chapter 1: The Biological Domain

Chapter 1 - Professional Resources

Interactive Regulation
PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOLOGY (1998) 15(4), 480–516.
Co-constructing inner and relational processes: Self- and mutual regulation in infant research and adult treatment. Beatrice Beebe and Frank M. Lachmann. © 2012 American Psychological Association.
http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1998-12685-002

The Reggio Emilia Approach
Reggio Kids Childcare Centres—A look at The Reggio Approach. © 2006 Wenex Technologies
http://www.reggiokids.com/ click on About Reggio Kids →The Reggio Approach

Alert Program®
The ALERT Program. Copyright 2012 Therapy Works Inc.
http://www.alertprogram.com/

Chapter 1 - Parent Resources

How Biological States Affect Children’s Behaviour
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Bedtime Routines
.PDF 20kb 1pg

The Importance of Parental Self-Regulation
.PDF 23kb 3pgs

Bedtime Routines
.PDF 20kb 1pg

How Parenting Supports Biological Self-Regulation
.PDF 25kb 3pgs

Helping Children to Manage Transitions
.PDF 20kb 1pg

The Importance of Physical Activity in Biological Self-Regulation
.PDF 23kb 2pgs

Several Ways to Help Children Regulate
.PDF 20kb 1pg

 

Chapter 2: The Emotional Domain

Chapter 2 - Professional Resources

Malcolm Gladwell
http://www.gladwell.com/index.html

Emotions and Learning
Center for Development and Learning. THE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN EMOTIONS AND LEARNING
By Candy Lawson, Ph.D.
http://www.cdl.org/index.html  click on Library → “L” under Authors A-Z → Candy Lawson

The Greenspan Floortime Approach
Learn Floortime from Dr. Stanley Greenspan. Copyright 2012 by the Greenspan Floortime Approach
http://stanleygreenspan.com/

Daniel Goleman
Emotional Intelligence. © 2012 – Daniel Goleman
http://danielgoleman.info/  click on Topics → Emotional Intelligence

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
©2000–2011 CASEL. All rights reserved.
http://casel.org/

Interpersonal Relationships
http://www.wikipedia.org/  search “interpersonal relationship”

The Impact of Students’ Social and Emotional Learning
©2000–2011 CASEL. All rights reserved.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT, January/February 2011, Volume 82, Number 1, Pages 405–432. The Impact of Enhancing Students’ Social and Emotional Learning: A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Universal Interventions. Joseph A. Durlak, Roger P. Weissberg, Allison B. Dymnicki, Rebecca D. Taylor, and Kriston B. Schellinger.
http://casel.org/  search “The Impact of Enhancing Students’ Social and Emotional Learning”

Adolescent Brain Development
Copyright © 2012 ACT for Youth Upstate Center of Excellence. All rights reserved.
Adolescent Brain Development
http://www.actforyouth.net/  click on Publications and Presentations → search “adolescent brain development”

Animal Planet
Copyright © 2012 Discovery Communications, LLC.
http://animal.discovery.com/  

Dr. Paul Ekman
Copyright 2011 Paul Ekman Group LLC.
http://www.paulekman.com/

Reading Faces
Your amazing brain…
http://www.youramazingbrain.org/  click on Test yourself → Reading faces

Yoga for Kids
Copyright © 2012 Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc. an Active Interest Media company
http://www.yogajournal.com click on LIFESTYLE → Family & Parenting → Popular Family & Parenting Articles/Yoga for Kids

SNAP® (Stop Now and Plan)
© 2008 – Canadian Safe School Network
http://www.canadiansafeschools.com/home.htm  click on Resources & Research → CSSN Programs: → SNAP®

© Copyright 2001 Child Development Institute (CDI). SNAP ® is a registered trademark of CDI.
http://www.stopnowandplan.com/

Dealing Effectively with Student Emotions
The Optimistic Child by Martin Seligman
© 1996-2012, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates
http://www.amazon.ca/  search “The Optimistic Child”

TAYLOR & FRANCIS Early Education & Development, 23 (2), March 2012, 202–226. Preservice teachers’ emotion-related regulation and cognition: Associations with teachers’ responses to children’s emotions in early childhood classrooms. Rebecca Anne Swartz and Nancy L. McElwain
http://www.tandfonline.com/  search “Preservice teachers’ emotion”

Chapter 2 - Parent Resources

Dealing with Our Own Emotions (Parenting When We Are Upset)
.PDF 20kb 1pg

The Link Between Emotions, Behaviour, and Learning
.PDF 23kb 2pgs

Responding To Negative Emotions
.PDF 20kb 1pg

Harsh Discipline Does Not Enchance Emotional Self-Regulation
.PDF 20kb 2pgs

Developing an Emotional Language
.PDF 20kb 1pg

Strategies for Helping Children Deal with Negative Emotions
.PDF 22kb 2pgs

Supporting Emotional Development with Positive Emotions
.PDF 21kb 2pgs

Chapter 3: The Cognitive Domain

Chapter 3 - Professional Resources

Perceptual Pleasure and the Brain
AMERICAN SCIENTIST, May–June 2006
Perceptual pleasure and the brain. Irving Biederman and Edward Vessel
http://www.americanscientist.org/  Search “DOI:10.1511/2006.3.247”

Classroom Management Tools: Attention Getters
© 2012 A to Z Teacher Stuff Tips for Teachers.  All Rights Reserved.
http://tips.atozteacherstuff.com/  click on tips → Attention Getters

Early Learning Initiatives
Copyright © 2011, Province of British Columbia. All rights reserved.
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/  search “Early Learning Framework”

New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, 2008.
http://www.gnb.ca/  click on Welcome → search “Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum”

Early Childhood Learning Division, Department of Education. September, 2011. Newfoundland and Labrador.
Developing a Provincial Early Childhood Learning Strategy: What We Heard
http://www.gov.nl.ca/  click on Departments/Agencies → Education → search “What We Heard”

Games to Enhance Auditory Discrimination
© 2012 Posit Science. All Rights Reserved.
http://www.positscience.com/  click on Games & Teasers → Brain games for kids → Sound Discrimination → Bear Wear

http://www.positscience.com/  click on Games & Teasers → Brain games for kids → Sound Discrimination → Tone-A-Matic

Multimodal Adaptive Technologies
AssistiveWare®
http://www.assistiveware.com/  click on Products → Communication Products / Prologquo2Go

1997–2012 Scientific Learning Corporation. All rights Reserved.
http://www.scilearn.com/

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
U.S. National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/  search “childhood hyperkinesis”

Head-Toes-Knees-Shoulders Game
© Copyright 2012 The Globe and Mail Inc. All Rights Reserved.
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/  search “video head toes knees test”

Online Games for Children with Poor Visual-Spatial Processing
The JigsawPuzzles.com
http://thejigsawpuzzles.com/

Copyright © 2004-2012 A Playground for the Mind
http://playwithyourmind.com/  click on Brain Exercises → Visual-Spatial

Interactive Dance Games
Just Dance
http://just-dance-thegame.ubi.com/

DanceDanceRevolution
http://www.ddrgame.com/

FABtale
© 2011 FABtale Productions Pty Ltd.
http://fabtale.com/

Online Memory Games
Copyright © Free Games.WS
http://www.freegames.ws/  click on games (centre, last point) → Simon

Copyright ©2012 SPIL GAMES B.V. All rights reserved.
http://www.gamesgames.com

Copyright © 2006 – 2012 Memory-Improvement-Tips.com. All Rights Reserved.
http://www.memory-improvement-tips.com/  click on 100 Free Brain Games → Categories of Games / Brain Games for Kids

Chapter 3 - Parent Resources

What Is Cognitive Self-Regulation and Why Is It Important?
.PDF 23kb 2pgs

Ways to Engage Children’s Attention
.PDF 20kb 1pg

Learning to Focus Attention
.PDF 23kb 2pgs

Games to Enhance Attention Regulation
.PDF 20kb 1pg

Helping Children Understand Their Strengths and Weaknesses
.PDF 23kb 2pgs

Breaking a Homework Task into Chunks
.PDF 20kb 2pgs

Chapter 4: The Social Domain

Chapter 4 - Professional Resources

Emotional-Social Intelligence (ESI)
© 2012 Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations
Original Reference: Bar-On, R. (2006). The Bar-On model of emotional-social intelligence (ESI). Psicothema, 18, 13–25.
http://www.eiconsortium.org/  search “ESI”

The Dance Metaphor
BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES (2002) 25, 605–656.
The emergence of a new paradigm in ape language research. Stuart G. Shanker and Barbara J. King Departments of Philosophy and Psychology, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada M4S 1B4; Department of Anthropology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187
http://journals.cambridge.org/  search “new paradigm ape language research”

21st Century Skills
© 2011 P21
http://www.p21.org/

© 1995–2012 Government of Alberta
http://alberta.ca/  search “21st century learning”

York Region District School Board, November 2010
Learning Skills and Work Habits
http://www.yrdsb.edu.on.ca/  search “learning skills”

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
U.S. National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/  search “childhood hyperkinesis”

Parenting Workshops
TO COME

Music and Prosocial Behaviour
ELSEVIER Evolution and Human Behavior 31 (2010) 354–364
Joint music making promotes prosocial behavior in 4-year-old children. Sebastian Kirschner, Michael Tomasello. Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
http://www.ehbonline.org/  search “joint music”

Online Vocabulary-Building Games
Copyright © 2012 www.vocabulary.co.il
http://www.vocabulary.co.il/

© Playkidsgames.com, 2002-2012
http://www.wordscatter.com/

Emotion Cards and Emotion-Related Activities
.PDF 43kb 3pgs

RIRO Resiliency Skills Training
Copyright The Child and Family Partnership, 2012
http://www.reachinginreachingout.com/

PATHS® Program
© 2012 The Pennsylvania State University
http://www.psu.edu/  search “paths”

© 2012 Channing Bete Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
http://www.channing-bete.com/  click on PATHS® Curriculum and Other Prevention Programs → Program for students: / PATHS® Program

Chapter 4 - Parent Resources

What Is Social Intelligence and Why Is It Important?
.PDF 23kb 2pgs

Ways to Support Children’s Communication Skills
.PDF 20kb 1pg

Co-Regulation: How People Help Each Other Regulate
.PDF 22kb 2pgs

Helping Children Learn to Repair Communication/Social Breakdowns
.PDF 20kb 1pg

Tips for Co-Regulating with Your Children
.PDF 18kb 1pg

Helping Children to Understand Others and How They Affect Others
.PDF 23kb 2pgs

Chapter 5: The Prosocial Domain

Chapter 5 - Professional Resources

Jean Twenge
All Content Copyright 2006 Jean M. Twenge. All Rights Reserved.
http://www.generationme.org/

Steps to Respect
© 2001, 2006 Committee for Children
Steps to Respect Program Guide
http://www.cfchildren.org/  click on Steps to Respect → Research → Complete Review of Research

Second Step
Copyright © 2012 Committee for Children
http://www.cfchildren.org/  click on Second Step

(Kindergarten to Grade 5)
http://www.cfchildren.org/  click on Second Step → Kindergarten–Grade 5

About Committee for Children
http://www.cfchildren.org/  click on ABOUT US

The Middle Years Development Instrument
Human Early Learning Partnership
Fact Sheet 2011: The Middle Years Development Instrument
http://www.ubc.ca/  search “MDI fact sheet 2011”

The Prosocial Child
Copyright © 1998, Marvin W. Berkowitz
http://www.uic.edu/  search “moral person”

Character Education
© 1995-2012 Government of Alberta
http://alberta.ca/  search “heart of the matter”

© Copyright 2007-08 Safe Schools Manitoba
http://www.safeschoolsmanitoba.ca/  click on WHAT WE DO → EDUCATORS / WORKSHOPS → CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

© Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 2008
Finding Common Ground: Character Development in Ontario Schools, K–12
http://www.ontario.ca/ click on ENGLISH → search "finding common ground"

Tackling Empathy Deficit Template
.PDF 19kb 2pgs

Movies That Promote Prosocial Behaviour
.PDF 20kb 2pgs

Animal Behaviour and Emotions
Copyright © 2012 Emory University – All Rights Reserved
http://www.emory.edu/  search “age of empathy”

© 2012 YouTube, LLC
http://www.youtube.com/  search “Marc Bekoff animal behaviour”

© Copyright 2002-2012 Sussex Directories, Inc.
http://www.psychologytoday.com/  click on Experts → Index of Blogs → Animal Behavior / Animal Emotions

Copyright 2012 NPR
http://www.npr.org/  search “blog 13.7”

Roots of Empathy
© 2012 Roots of Empathy
http://www.rootsofempathy.org/ 

© 2012 YouTube, LLC
http://www.youtube.com/  search “roots of empathy”

Teaching Empathy
Copyright © 2006-2012 by Gwen Dewar, Ph.D.; all rights reserved.
http://www.parentingscience.com/teaching-empathy-tips.html 

Dealing with Bullying
© 2011 PREVNet
http://www.prevnet.ca/

© MediaSmarts. All Rights Reserved.
http://mediasmarts.ca/  click on Digital & Media Literacy / Digital Issues / Cyberbulling

Empathy-Focused Children’s Books
.PDF 24kb 3pgs

Positive Role Models
© 2012 YouTube, LLC
http://www.youtube.com/  search “story of Craig Kielburger”

© 2012 Free The Children – a 501c3 organization
http://www.freethechildren.com/

© 2012 YouTube, LLC
http://www.youtube.com/  search “Shanice McKoy story”

© 2012 YouTube, LLC
http://www.youtube.com/  search “spotlight Justin Hines”

Advocacy Networks
© Mobilising 4 Malaria
http://www.mobilising4malaria.org/ 

Reading Buddies Programs
© 2012 Classroom Connections
http://www.classroomconnections.ca/
click on → english → Our Resources → secondary programs / Reading Buddies:

© 2006 by the Dr. Stirling McDowell Foundation for Research into Teaching, Inc.
Building Literacy Skills Through Reading Buddies
http://www.mcdowellfoundation.ca/   search “reading buddies”

Social Entrepreneurs
Copyright © 2006 CSEF. All rights reserved.
http://www.csef.ca/  click on SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS → CANADIANS

Chapter 5 - Parent Resources

What Is Prosocial Regulation and Why Is It Important?
.PDF 23kb 2pgs

Empathy
.PDF 22kb 2pgs

Helping Children Develop the Ability to See Other Perspectives
.PDF 20kb 1pg

Helping Children Understand Bullying
.PDF 22kb 2pgs

Using Stories to Help Children Develop Empathy
.PDF 20kb 1pg

Giving Children Opportunities to Help Others
.PDF 20kb 1pg

Chapter 6: Self-Regulation and Special Education

Chapter 6 - Professional Resources

Education Programs for Students with Special Needs
McBridge Management Ltd., Victoria; December 2008
A Cross-Canada Review of Selected Issues in Special Education
http://alberta.ca/  search “cross Canada review”

© 1995-2012 Government of Alberta
http://alberta.ca/  search “individualized program planning”

Government of Saskatchewan. © Copyright 2012
http://www.gov.sk.ca/  search “IIP”

Copyright © 2011, Province of British Columbia. All rights reserved.
http://www.gov.bc.ca/  search “iepssn”

Copyright © 2012, Province of Manitoba. All rights reserved
http://www.gov.mb.ca/  search “IEP handbook”

Copyright Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. All rights reserved.
Individual Education Plan Questions and Answers
http://www.gov.nl.ca/  search “IEP”

© QUEEN’S PRINTER FOR ONTARIO, 2012
http://www.ontario.ca/  click on ENGLISH → search “IEP”

Norman Doidge: The Brain That Changes Itself
© 2012 YouTube, LLC
http://www.youtube.com/  search “Changing Your Mind CBC The Nature of Things”

Developmental and Individual Differences Relationship-based (DIR®) Model
AutismWeb™ —a Parent’s Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism Teaching Methods: DIR®/Floortime. © AutismWeb 2000–2012 http://www.autismweb.com/  click on • DIR®/Floortime

MEHRIT Program
Milton & Ethel Harris Research Initiative © 2011
http://www.mehri.ca/

Chapter 7: Self Regulation and Children's Mental Health

Chapter 7 - Professional Resources

Mental Health Strategies
Mental Health Commission of Canada
http://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/  

Alberta Health and Wellness Communications
Positive Futures – Optimizing Mental Health for Alberta’s Children and Youth
http://alberta.ca/  search “positive futures children”

Kids Have Stress Too!®
© 2012 Psychology Foundation of Canada. All rights reserved.
http://www.psychologyfoundation.org/

Teacher Burnout
Copyright © CBC 2012
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2009/02/20/mtl-teacher-stress-0220.html

Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 7(2), 829-848. 2009 (nO 18). ISSN: 1696-2095. Burnout Syndrome in Educators. Nuria Aris.
http://convivencia.educa.aragon.es/admin/admin_1/file/Materiales%20-Trab_investigaciones/Art_18_303.pdf

© 2006-12 BC Teacher’s Federation. All rights reserved.
http://bctf.ca/  search “Canadian teacher worklife”

Conclusion

Conclusion - Professional Resources

Early Childhood Development and Experience-Based Brain Development
© 2012 The World Bank Group. All Rights Reserved.
Experience-based Brain Development: Scientific Underpinnings of the Importance of Early Child Development in a Global World
http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTECD/Resources/Part1-Chapter3-Mustard.pdf

© 2011 Adelaide Thinkers in Residence, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Government of South Australia
Investing in the Early Years: Closing the gap between what we know and what we do
http://sa.gov.au/  click on A–Z websites → T → Thinkers in Residence → Reports → Fraser Mustard