2020 April

07 Apr: Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19

Greetings 321 Insight Community, We at 321 Insight have been working to follow our own guidance over the past several weeks in an effort to deal with the stress and anxiety presented to us by the COVID-19 virus.  We have focused on creating a sense of safety for ourselves and our families by establishing helpful structure and routines, providing opportunities for regulation and being fully present and available to connect with our loved ones. At 321 insight our products have typically focused on teachers, paraprofessionals, students and the “educational experience”. During these traumatic times we are reminded daily that the educational supports that mitigate trauma, such as a school-based culture of care, teacher wellness or a well regulated classroom, are…

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06 Apr: The Structure of Being at Home

by Dr. Will Henson Educators across the country remain home at this time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Being at home brings up its own set of challenges in terms of how we structure our time, how we structure our kids’ time, and how we get things accomplished. In a typical week, structure is imposed from outside: we have a specific time to be at work, for the kids to be at school, for appointments, and so on. We can effectively run on autopilot, and get lost and distracted in the busyness of everyday life. Being home with no appointments, little structure, and few distractions brings up its own set of challenges.  In this post I want to talk a little bit…