In “Emotional Poverty Volume 2: Safer Students and Less-Stressed Teachers”, Dr. Ruby Payne continues her look at emotional poverty and specifically addresses what stress does to your teaching and your students. Emotional distress can harm and interrupt effective teaching, learning and emotional wellness. Learn how to overcome emotional poverty and build more effective and safer classrooms and schools.
Content addressed includes:
- Practical strategies for creating a more emotionally healthy classroom
- Deeper understandings of adolescent brain development
- Cues to recognize emotional stress in yourself and students
- Techniques to develop a student’s prefrontal cortex and build emotional resilience
- Tools to overcome your stress, compassion fatigue, or secondary traumatic stress
- Solutions for dealing with angry, emotional parents and other adults
Participants will read the book and then meet to reflect on the books content and how it relates to their classrooms, students, and experiences. “Emotional Poverty Volume 2: Safer Students and Less-Stressed Teachers” by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D. (ISBN: 978-1-948244-36-7) must be purchased before the first session.