References & Resources
Websites, books, articles, and more to get you started.
Dr. Becky Kennedy—Parenting with Dr. Becky
Ross Greene—Collaborative & Proactive Solutions
Random Acts of Kindness—Free SEL Curriculum
Cognitive Connections https://efpractice.com/
Emotional Identification Tools
Emotion Wheel—Anna Freud Institute
Emotions—Smile & Learn
Emotions Song—Diane Alber
Emotion Modulation Tools
Zones of Regulation
Size of Feelings—by SEL Sketches
Size of the Problem—Michelle Garcia Winner
Size of the Problem Video—West Ottawa Elementary PBIS Specialists
Cosmic Kids Yoga
GoNoodle Body Breaks
Muscle Relaxation—Kids & Adults
4-7-8 Breathing for Kids & Teens—Fablefy
5-4-3-2-1 Grounding Exercise to Manage Anxiety—Partnership in Education
Classroom Safe Space
Safe Space—Kirsten’s Kaboodle
Calm Down Corners—SanBdoCitySchools
Reset Space—Coping Skills For Kids
Whole Hearted School Counselling—Calm Down Corner
Executive Function & Social Thinking Tools
Cognitive Connections by Sara Ward
Expected & Unexpected Behaviours—Social Thinking, Michelle Garcia Winner
What Can I Control? —Counselor Keri
Whole Hearted School Counselling—Free Poster
Daily Visual Schedules
Get Ready, Do, Done! By Sarah Ward and Kristen Jacobsen
Routines & Rituals:
Bianca’s Classroom Routines
Classroom Checkup.org—Teaching Routines
The Power of Classroom Rituals
Counsellor Keri – 10 Grounding Exercises
3 Rs: Understanding Dysregulation
3Rs—Regulate, Relate, Reason
3Rs: Reaching the Learning Brain
Bruce Perry’s NM Network
Cooper-Kahn, J. (2013), Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom.Wiley-Blackwell
Dawson, P., & Guare, R. (2008). Smart but Scattered. Guilford Publications.
Faber, A., & Mazlich, E. (1980). How to talk so kids will listen, and listen so kids will talk. New York, NY: Scribner/Simon & Schuster Inc.
Gottman, J. M., Katz, L. F., & Hooven, C. (1997). Meta-emotion: How families communicate emotionally. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Gottman, J. M., Declaire, J., & Goleman, D. (2015). Raising an emotionally intelligent child. Simon & Schuster Paperbacks.
Rose, J., Gilbert, L., & McGuire-Snieckus, R. (2015). Emotion coaching – A strategy for promoting behavioural self-regulation in children and young people in schools: A pilot study. European Journal of Social and Behavioural Sciences, 13, 1766–1790.
J. Rose, R. McGuire-Snieckus, L. Gilbert & K. McInnes (2019) Attachment Aware Schools: the impact of a targeted and collaborative intervention, Pastoral Care in Education, 37:2, 162-184, DOI: 10.1080/02643944.2019.1625429