COVID-19: Five Helpful Responses for Families

Helpful videos, articles, printables and podcasts that equip families and educators to navigate sheltering, learning and working from home. We’ve also expanded access to our most popular e-learning tools and are offering many of them for free through June 30.

Four Tips for Successful Home Learning

Join Conscious Discipline Master Instructor Jill Molli for an overview of helpful structures to support a successful transition to learning. Families are reeling as adults and children are simultaneous adjusting to the newness of both home schooling and work from home. This practical webinar suggests four key starting points to increase safety, add structure and […]

Weaving I Love You Rituals into the Day

I Love You Rituals are playful, one-on-one interactions that build loving connections while increasing attention span, decreasing power struggles and promoting language and literacy at school or at home. Kim Hughes, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, presents brain-building interactions that facilitate optimal development for young children and create lifelong bonds between children and adults.

Social Story: Coronavirus Is a Big Word

In the wake of COVID-19, our normal way of life and our usual routines have been turned upside down. For children, these abrupt changes are especially confusing and scary, and so is the idea of a mysterious virus. This story by Abbi Kruse, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor, uses reassuring language and colorful illustrations to explain […]

Three Vital Steps to Successful Routines

Routines are essential because predictability helps children (and adults) feel safe. When we feel safe, we’re willing and able to form relationships with others helping us solve problems and move smoothly through the day. Join Kim Jackson, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, as she explains how to use a three-step process—Model, Add Pictures, and Practice M.A.P.—to […]

Parenting with Conscious Discipline

Some days, even the best parents feel at a loss for how to respond to a child’s behavior: the right words won’t come, the child won’t behave and there just has to be a better way! Join Ginny Luther, Retired Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, to learn about shifting to an emotionally-intelligent, brain smart and research-based […]

Teaching Conflict Resolution to Young Children

Conflict happens. And that’s an understatement—conflict occurs every day, all day long. Research shows that in Pre-K classrooms, 60 acts of intrusion occur per hour. Join Vicky Hepler, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, to learn about teaching conflict resolution to young children.

Parent CliffsNotes for the Skills of Conscious Discipline

Helping parents recognize a child’s brain state, adults can access an entirely new toolset that helps children shift their internal state and reach optimal learning and creative problem-solving. Join Amy Speidel, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, for an overview of seven discipline skills and helpful phrases to get you started or continue your journey to more […]

Why Can’t I Go to School? Social Story

To keep staff and students safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19, many schools around the world have closed their doors. For children, this abrupt disruption to routine can feel confusing and scary. Available in multiple languages, this social story answers the question, “Why Can’t I Go to School?” in simple and reassuring terms.

Five Tips for Successful Home Learning

A few weeks ago, you guided children’s homework when they hit a rough spot. Today, you’re attempting to juggle the roles of lead teacher, guidance counselor and principal. Julie Ruffo, Conscious Discipline Editor, provides some ways to set yourself and your kids up for successful home learning.