What participants have shared...

"I've gained awareness of my own reactions to kids’ behavior and other situations…"

"I've begun reflecting on daily element change, and now understand that a child’s behavior is not about me."

"I've learned about Nervous system symptoms and regulation and how to focus on my own regulation."

Understanding how reward centers in the brain are activated, can help us use incentives more effectively.

Mindfulness In Education: Implementing mindfulness based strategies in the classroom. 

Learning Tools: A framework for teaching & supporting self-regulation

Judith Norman is a Licensed School Counselor and Professional Counselor. She has presented and trained Educators and School Counselors throughout Colorado in Mindfulness in Education and Social-Emotional Learning in Schools. She has developed classroom tools and approaches that support the growth of self-awareness, self-regulation, and collaboration. Judith has a background in different mindfulness curriculums, and has received extensive training through the Mindful Education Institute (MEI). Training at MEI included a collaborative group of "experts in the field," including Jon Kabat-Zinn, Jack Kornfeld, Megan Cowan, Susan Kaiser Greenland, Linda Lantieri, and more. 

 

Available Training for Educators & School Counselors:

Supporting Schools

The Brain & Nervous System: Using neuroscience to support learning

Supporting the development of self-regulation skills as a key focus.

Meeting the Needs of the Whole Child: A Campus-Wide Approach to Meeting the Social-Emotional and Physical Health Needs of Elementary School Children

Braindrops: A concept that promotes self-awareness and self-monitoring

Braindrops