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Rebecca Kaplan

STEM Coordinator, Fraser Woods Montessori School

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Educating students about how their neurobiology impacts the way they feel can improve lives.

At a time in their lives where changes in their bodies often seem completely beyond their own control, teaching them techniques to manage their feelings (and therefore their destiny!) will change their lives.From experience, kids are very interested in how their own bodies and minds work, although life can seem very puzzling or challenging to them. Teaching them to recognize patterns in their feelings or behaviors that might just NOT be related to their character, but instead their physiology, is empowering in a way that is captivating to students.

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    Oct 29 2013: Bang ON, William!! I love your idea of practice. It is true, life is a practice. Conscious practice and consideration of the results and how to adjust your practice are totally key.

    Compassion, practice--understanding. Nailed it.

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