This is a recording of a webinar on happiness by Sir Anthony Seldon.
Wellness Professional Learning
This collection houses resources to support wellness.
This resource is an assessment and planning tool for assessing one's wellness in physical, psychological, emotions, relational, spiritual, and workplace/professional wellness.
This is an excellent program for teaching young kids emotion identification, regulation, and social relationships.
"Emotional ABCs Classroom is a research-based Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum providing teachers (K–3) with 20 sequential Workshops and extensive classroom support materials for Teacher-led, in-class instruction."
This program teaches:
"Emotional ABCs Workshops are designed for teacher-led classroom instruction. Your free single user account gives you access to all resources needed to present the Workshops.
All Workshops include a Warm-Up, Mini-Lesson, Activity, Share-Out, and a Self-Reflection, and each can be taught as a 'stand-alone' lesson to target specific skills.
Instructors can teach directly from online Workshops or printable PDFs.
Emotional ABCs Classroom uses a common emotional language throughout the curriculum which can be readily adopted school-wide with minimal teacher training."
Professor Sonja Lyubomirsky - one of the world's leading Positive Psychology experts - shares the latest insights from her ground-breaking work on happiness....
She focuses on three main habits in this webinar...
2. Acts of Kindness
3. Social interactions and connections
Within the attached document, you will find several links to "personal development" resources crafted over the years by Leanne Hintz, Regional Teacher for the Sun West Distance Learning Centre.Maintaining her blog entitled, Our Life Well Lived - Leanne Hintz, as well as publishing two books in 2020, has been Leanne's "side gig" for the last number of years. As she has learned and grown as a mother and as a human being, she's shared her reflections and her journey within the pages of this blog!
"The Science of Happiness is a free online course that explores the roots of a happy and meaningful life. Students engage with some of the most provocative and practical lessons from this science, discovering how cutting-edge research can be applied to their own lives.
Since it first launched in September of 2014, The Science of Happiness has been hugely popular: It is one of the top 10 courses on the edX platform, where it is hosted; more than 500,000 students have registered for it so far; and students who complete the course report significant increases in their happiness and decreases in their levels of stress and loneliness."
You will have to register to take this free online course!
In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life. Enroll for free.
SKILLS YOU WILL GAIN
"Millions of parents and carers have suddenly found themselves responsible for overseeing their children’s education from home.
If you’re one of them, you may be finding this a daunting challenge to be facing on top of all of the other stresses of our current global situation.
I am launching a podcast special to help bring you and your family resources and insight from around the world, and to give you the opportunity to share what is happening with your own family so that others can benefit from your experiences. No matter how isolated you may be feeling, the support you need is out there and my hope is that this podcast will connect you to it." - Sir Ken Robinson
This webinar presentation, which will be delivered in English, will enable participants to understand the different types of stress, our brain’s response to stress, as well as how to adopt positive mental health hygiene practices.
At the end of the presentation, participants will be better positioned to understand the steps they can take and habits that can be adopted in order to maintain strong mental health hygiene.
" Join Teaching Tolerance for a webinar about student mental health—and why it matters. Cohosted by Dr. Charles Barrett, Chair for the National Association of School Psychologists Multicultural Affairs Committee, this webinar will focus on challenges students face regarding mental health, including how those challenges can vary depending on their intersecting identities. We will also share examples of what schools and districts are doing to address these challenges. Finally, you will learn about tools and strategies for your own classroom and school community."
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted schools across the nation and contributed to a general sense of uncertainty and anxiety. Join Ricky Robertson as he discusses ways to care for our well-being and support others through this challenging time.
This video series from The Sun West DLC examines several simple tips and tricks that students, parents, and teachers can use to assist with their emotional, physical, intellectual, spirtual and social wellness. Each video is approximately five minutes in length.