What Will Bullying Look Like Post Covid?
When school reconvenes in the fall, with so much having changed, bullying is likely to take on some new forms, especially patterns of exclusionary, digital and cyber bullying. I can help educators recognize and identify these behaviors early, and provide simple, practical tools for intervening with love, grace and truth
The New Parent/School Partnership Post Covid
I’ve put together a series of PD’s/in-services on distance learning and its impact on social/emotional learning, school climate, and bullying related issues. It will include specific strategies for educators on how to work in partnership with both students and parents during periods of disruption, deepen trust, inspire new levels of creativity, and transform dissonance into discovery.
Bullying Prevention During Periods of Distance Learning
Bullying prevention was challenging enough when students were physically inside the school building. How do we navigate anti-bullying in the new reality of intermittent remote learning? Where does the school’s responsibility end and the parent’s begin? How do we communicate to both parents and students, clear realistic guidelines on bullying that will keep our students emotionally safe? How do we get parents on board with it? I will provide simple, specific strategies, and walk participants through step by step what they need to know.
How to Help Parents Inspire Cyber-Compassion and Keep Kids Emotionally Safe While They’re Learning from Home
In this workshop, I’ll provide specifics tips and strategies for schools and parents on how to teach kids a whole new way of looking at their devices and apps. We must plant the seeds of a movement that replaces cyber-bullying with cyber-compassion. I’ll offer step by step guidelines on how we can help students become lasting ambassadors of change that carries through during in-school and at-home learning.
How to Get Comfortable Teaching Online and Really Connect with Your Students
Teaching can be hard enough in the classroom let alone tackling social and emotional learning remotely. Periods of intermittent distance learning may be the new reality moving forward and educators will need to find a comfort level teaching online. In this mini-boot camp, I’ll provide tips and strategies for finding your stride teaching remotely, including how to work with the camera and feel natural teaching into the lens, the ins and outs of lighting, camera angle and sound, how to develop your own personal teaching style online, among other insights for turning the distance learning experience into a wonderful, enriching and engaging opportunity that strengthens the bond between you and your students and excites them about learning this way.