Teach Your Students How to Self-Regulate Their Behavior


Speaker: Stuart Shanker, Author of Calm, Alert and Learning: Classroom Strategies for Self-Regulation


SKU: 91713

Webinar Description

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Snapshot: Self-regulation is the ability to monitor and modify emotions, to focus or shift attention, to tolerate frustration or delay gratification. Recent research tells us that self-regulation is a major factor in student success and that educators have an important role to play in helping students develop this critical ability.

Join self-regulation expert Stuart Shanker for a 2-hour webinar that will show you how to help students improve self-regulation. Learn how to teach children to manage their energy states, emotions, behaviors and attention in ways that are socially acceptable so that they can optimize learning and achieve their goals,

Webinar Topics:

  • Current research on self-regulation in an accessible, practical format
  • The 5 domains of self-regulation–biological, emotional, cognitive, social, and prosocial
  • How and why children can improve their self-regulation
  • Classroom strategies for self-regulation
  • Tips and suggestions for quick and easy implementation of strategies
  • Illustrations and case studies of how teachers, students, classrooms and schools use self-regulation techniques


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About the Speaker

Stuart Shanker

Stuart Shanker is Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at York University and Director of the Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative at York University, an initiative dedicated to studying processes that promote the well-being of all children, including those with developmental disorders. He is currently rolling out a self-regulation classroom initiative with several Superintendents under the auspices of the Ministry of Education in British Columbia, Yukon and Ontario.

Stuart served as director of the Council of Human Development in Canada for 10 years; director of the Canada-Cuba Research Alliance for 6 years; and was president of the Council of Early Child Development in Canada for two years. Over the past decade he has served as an adviser on early child development to government organizations across Canada and the US and countries around the world, including Australia, Bosnia, Colombia, England, Hungary, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Peru, Romania, and Serbia.

Among the books and monographs he has authored or co-authored are Calm, Alert and Learning: Classroom Strategies for Self-Regulation (2012); Human Development in the 21st Century (with Alan Fogel and Barbara King, 2008); Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (a member of the PDM Steering Committee, 2006); Early Years Study II (with J. Fraser Mustard and Margaret McCain, 2007); The First Idea (with Stanley Greenspan, 2004); Toward a Psychology of Global Interdependency (with Stanley Greenspan, 2002); Apes, language and the human mind (with Sue Savage-Rumbaugh and Talbot Taylor, 1998); and Wittgenstein and the Turning-Point in the Philosophy of Mathematics (1998). He is the editor of several collections, including The Routledge History of Philosophy (with G.H.R. Parkinson, 1994-2000); Language, Culture, Self (with David Bakhurst, 2001); and Ludwig Wittgenstein: Critical Assessments (with David Kilfoyle, 2002).

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