A self-regulation learning guide

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Self-regulation explained

What is self-regulation? Is it the same as self-control? How can self-regulation help parents and early childhood educators support children and teens in their learning? What role does stress play in a child or teen’s ability to self-regulate?

Self-regulation expert Stuart Shanker from York University explains what self-regulation is and why it’s important for optimal learning:

Are your holiday celebrations free of bias?

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The winter break is fast approaching. How are you celebrating the lead-up to the holidays in your child-care centre or school?

In an article titled Holidays and Anti-Bias Education: Being Thoughtful and Creative, Julie Bisson and Louise Derman-Spark encourage early childhood educators to plan celebrations thoughtfully, so that all children and educators in their communities feel affirmed. The article addresses questions like these: