Unlocking the Heart of Social Emotional Learning

As teachers, many of us  have just come to accept that emotional exhaustion is just part of our job. A sad but very real consequence is that many of us either become numb to our emotions, or we become so overwhelmed we burn out and lose ourselves in daydreams about leaving the profession.  One area […]

Authentic Connection Blog Series Kick-Off

Joyful Classrooms: Authentic Connection Blog Series Kick-Off

Authentic Connection involves emotional awareness and attunement, open-heartedness, unconditional compassion, curiosity and courageousness, community building, and inclusion and equity. These criteria lead to the overall strategy of forming an Authentic Connection. This is important because when these methods are practiced, not only do we feel more connected with ourselves but also with others.