What’s Our Frame of Mind/What’s Our Narrative? When we look at challenging behaviour as a choice, things can pretty quickly devolve to a “Blame and Shame” dynamic. This graphic reminder from Kristin Wiens is another great visual that helps synthesize some of the essential differences in approaches we can take in addressing self-regulation challenges. Each approach has a fairly predictable outcome, one far more growth-oriented and positive than the other. Thanks again to Kristin Wiens for sharing her clear thinking and great graphic representation of some self-reg fundamentals.
Self-Regulation Promotes Learning and Thriving
We believe all kids can learn and thrive in their schools and communities. We also believe that self-regulation is an essential capacity for learning and healthy human development. Working together to foster self-regulation in kids, and the adults that support them, we can change lives and build healthier, more sustainable communities.
Getting practical, CSRI offers support for your team’s professional efforts to create a self-regulated learning environment. Integrating insights from neuroscience, health, education and developmental psychology, we provide a platform for learning and engagement of educators, allied professionals, parents and communities who want to promote higher levels of learning, self-regulation and healthy development in kids and in the adults in their lives.
What is Self-Regulation?
We take a broad and inclusive approach to self-regulation. But, generally speaking, we view self-regulation as the capacity to:
Our Self-Regulation Framework
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Self-Regulation ... A Growing Movement
Evidence shows that self-regulation promotes thriving kids and thriving classrooms. And, in schools and districts across the country we’re witnessing growing awareness and commitment to self-regulation. At the heart of our work is the aspiration to build a culture of self-regulation in our schools and communities. We’ll know we’ve been successful when we can say “it’s just the way we do things around here.”