From “SERENITY NOW!” to Serenity.

From “SERENITY NOW!” to Serenity.

Self-Care and Mindfulness helps create a positive learning environment. If your classroom has you yelling “Serenity Now!” it’s time to think about how you are modeling your own behavior for your students. An orderly classroom starts with you. Give yourself some real...
Choose Love C.A.R.E.S. School Assembly

Choose Love C.A.R.E.S. School Assembly

By Julia Richter, Choose Love C.A.R.E.S. Implementation Coach I was privileged to onboard Choose Love programming at Curtis Strange Elementary School in Kenosha, WI in late August 2021 by facilitating 4 hours of Choose Love CARES Professional Developments to staff. ...
School Safety Begins with Personal Well-Being for Students

School Safety Begins with Personal Well-Being for Students

Strategic Planning to Negotiate Change By Heidi Marlinghaus and Jennifer Ozgur We are Gen Xers.  We baked in the sun with baby oil, played outside until it got dark, read books in order to get a personal pan pizza, and were obsessed with ET, Pac Man, and the moon...
Shifting the SELF into Regulation

Shifting the SELF into Regulation

BY ALLISON MORGAN, FOUNDER AND CEO, ZENSATIONAL KIDS More love is needed in our lives and in this world. It’s a word we don’t use often enough for ourselves and our children. It is a word that can truly transform a thought, a feeling and an action. I’ve been teaching...
Rick CARES: Workshop Spotlight: Rick Rood

Rick CARES: Workshop Spotlight: Rick Rood

I love facilitating workshops because I like challenging paradigms around how educators think (which is the same reason I love attending workshops – to challenge my own thinking!).  If educators can begin to see things in different ways, then the field becomes more...