The growing list of resources we use to fuel our efforts in children’s education.
Books for Students
Differences and similarities – making adjustments, being open – good at triggering discussions about friendships
Starting school – kids with different capabilities – individual strengths/abilities – support and acceptance
Head, Body, Legs
Funny – working towards a goal, solving problems together – community stronger than the individual.
Me and You
Individual differences – beauty found in similarities and differences – simple opposites reviewed
Being new in neighbourhood/school – similarities & differences – qualities required for friendship – isolation and acceptance.
Books for Teachers
Here you will find a list of articles and videos we’ve found helpful with our work. We hope they help you as well!
4 Early-Year Keys for Effective Classroom Discipline – Dr. Allen Mendler
Mendler, A. (2014, September 11). 4 year Year Keys for Effective Classroom Management.
Teaching in the Moment – Dr. Tabitha Dellangelo
Dellangelo, T. (2014, September 18). Teaching in the Moment.
Explore resources related to recognizing and valuing student knowledge, input, and expertise and building student-centered learning environments where students make decisions about how learning happens.
Resources on Engaging Student Voices. (2104, October 1).
The importance of play-based learning and an introduction to Thinking Play – The Staff and Students of Chevallum State School
Let the Children Play. (2014, September 18).
Students discussing the importance of creating a classroom contract – The Ruler Group
Social and Emotional Learning
Q&A with Daniel Goleman: How the Research Supports Social-Emotional Learning – Betty Ray
Ray, B. (2014, October 7). Q&A with Daniel Goleman: How the Research Supports Social-Emotional Learning.
Start the Year by Building Hope – Dr. Richard Curwin
Curwin, R. (2014, September 14). Start the Year by Building Hope.
Teaching the Whole Child. Instructional Practices That Support Social-Emotional Learning in Three Teacher Evaluation Frameworks – Nicholas Yoder, Ph.D.
Yoder,PhD, N. (2014, January 1). Research-to-practice brief teaching the whole child instructional practices that support social-emotional learning in three teacher evaluation frameworks.
Riddle, T. (n.d.). Beginner’s Guide to K-12 Design Thinking.
What I Learned About That Kid And This World From 15 Million Blog Hits – Amy Murray
Murray, A. (2014, November 19). What I learned about that kid and this world 15 million blog hits.
Where to Start on Empathy – Nathan Wiltshire
Wilshire, N. (n.d.). Where to start on emapthy.
How to Make a Best Friend – Sue Shellenbarger
Shellenbarger, S. (2015, February 15). How to Find a Best Friend.
Maybe it’s time to rewire and unplug the next generation – Gwyn Morgan
Morgan, G. (2014, November 30). Maybe it’s time to rewire and unplug the next generation.
The Doorman – Josh Yandt turned his bullied past into a positive force.
The Doorman – Video. (2013, June 17).