Based on this week's reading in our textbook Conscious Discipline, discuss how you can practice living a composed life and using the Power of Perception for your own self-control. How will this help model Composure to your students?
Lecture and Reading Materials
In the Conscious Discipline textbook, please read the following: (https://consciousdiscipline.s3.amazonaws.com/E-Learning/CD-Book_Sample-Chapter.pdf)
- Chapter 1……..pages 8-29
- Chapter 4……pages 86-119
Powerpoint is attached as well
Being the Person You Want Others to Become
Created by A. Todd
Power of Perception
No one can make you angry
without your permission
Principle 1: Composure is self control in action.
Healthy, secure relationships
require that we control our own upset.
Skill #1: changing trigger thoughts in calming thoughts
Start the day the brain smart way
and implement stress reduction activities
How do you start the day?
Skill #2: Reduce Stress
Becoming Brain Smart
Composure is a reflection of a
balanced nervous system
Language of neurochemistry
How do you deal with aggressive behaviors in children?
Building Social Bonds
Everyone feels a need to belong
Your job is to keep the
classroom safe so children can learn
Physical structures that support the skill of composure
No time like the present