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We believe that all educators and learners deserve to be taught strategies that help combat stress and support the development of social, emotional, and academic learning competencies with an open heart and mind.

Virtual Video Archives

  • Five-Day Leadership Institute: Integrating Culturally Responsive & Affirming Social-Emotional Leadership

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    Tim Shriver

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    FREE LESSONS AND TUTORIALS
    Grades 10-12


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    Brandy Arnold of Project Wayfinder presents 3 free lessons and tutorials. Wayfinder's Purpose curriculum helps students purposefully navigate high school, guiding them to explore who they are and what matters.
    LESSON 1: PURPOSE & SELF
    Video Lesson 1, Facilitation Guide, Slides
    LESSON 2: PURPOSE & COMMUNITY
    Video Lesson 2, Facilitation Guide, Slides
    LESSON 3: PURPOSE & ACTION
    Video Lesson, Facilitation Guide, Slides


    VIRTUAL TRAINING
    VIRTUAL PE mindful movement classes for supporting educator's well being.


  • Thank you, educators

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    Thank You Educators from Pure Edge and Pure Edge on Vimeo

     

    CURRICULUM FOR PRE-K

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    Join us to get access to the new lessons & new videos. All sessions are closed captioned. All sessions are 1-hour.frog breathing in and out

  • CURRICULUM FOR K-12

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  • WELL-BEING WEDNESDAYS

    webinar icon Free lessons & tutorials to build belonging
    We know educators are preparing for full in-person instruction. Belonging is one of the core ways learners feel connected in the classroom. These free lessons and tutorials from Brandy Arnold of Project Wayfinder can help you get started!

    The Belonging curriculum is suitable for 7th-10th graders.
    Lessons are designed to support quick and easy implementation:
    -Suitable to be taught as one-off lessons or as a yearlong program
    -Each lesson is backed by evidence-based research and social science
    -Extensive classroom tools to build a positive and safe classroom culture

    Lesson 1 belonging with ourselves:
    View PDF slidesVimeo Lesson and Handout.

    Lesson 2 - belonging with others:
    View PDF slidesVimeo Lesson and Handout.

    Lesson 3 - Belonging in the Wider World:
    View PDF slidesVimeo Lesson and Handout.

    THE RECIPROCITY OF WELL-BEING

    School leaders experience "physical and psychological effects, burnout, flat-out emotional exhaustion" and depersonalization.

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    A study found that "illnesses that were reported by the largest percentages of superintendents - high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, gastrointestinal problems, insomnia, anxiety, sleep apnea, and chronic headaches -- are attributed by superintendents to high levels of stress." View larger infographic


    2 FREE e-Books from 2 Great Authors
    Breath by James Nestor & The Call to Unite by Tim Shriver
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    WELL-BEING AND STRESS

    How we can breathe, move, and rest to support our self-care
    This year, many of us have formed new habits and sought new skills in support of self-care, taking a day-by-day approach to our lives in the face of discomfort, stress, and fear. The ability to acclimate and self-regulate is particularly relevant in education, as those responsible for teaching and caring for others must be especially resourced and able to manage emotions. Stress is contagious. When we support the adults who serve our children and youth, the reciprocity of self-care supports the collective good. Self-care is the foundation that allows us to show up for our communities. READ MORE

    ☑ Register for FREE Yale Managing Emotions via Coursera
    Our friends from Yale are offering a free course: Managing emotions in times of uncertainty and stress for every educator in the nation!