Advancing Learning Academic Programme: Wellness Day – Macmillan Education
Wellness and social emotional learning have become catch phrases used often in education. Can you be certain that wellness is truly a part of your classroom? In these webinars, we will define what wellness and social emotional learning looks like in the classroom and you will leave with practical advice and information to include in your lessons in order to achieve wellness while also increasing language competence.
Session 1 – Wellness in the Classroom Starts with You (by Lina Acosta Sandaal, MA, LMFT)
Children use the caregivers around them to manage their safety and emotions. This is why your worst personal day can quickly become a difficult day in your classroom. It can feel overwhelming to imagine that your mood directly affects your classroom like this. What if you thought of this as a strength rather than a weakness?
This webinar will give you tips and ideas on how be the calm in your classroom so your students can thrive.
Session 2 – Wellness: A Key to Help Your Students Learn Better (by Lorena Peimbert)
Some children might feel stressed as they learn a new language. When they do this, they often start misbehaving or losing concentration. Both conducts affect their learning process. So, what can we do?
In this webinar, you will learn how emotions are linked to learning and practical tips you can integrate into your lesson plan to help your students thrive.
About the speakers:
Lina Acosta Sandaal, MA, LMFT, is a psychotherapist, development expert, writer, and founder of Stop Parenting Alone, a parenting education, social emotional learning and consulting program in Miami, FL. She is a writer on social emotional learning for Macmillan Education, the human development expert for Telemundo’s national broadcasts and consultant for MomsRising an advocacy group for family rights in United States. Her mission is for all parents to fall in love with their parenting journey.
Lorena Peimbert studied Pedagogy at the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City and became an English teacher in 1995, specializing in early childhood stimulation, learning disabilities, psychomotor skills, and logical-mathematical thinking. With more than 20 years of experience in teaching and working in schools, she now trains and coaches teachers, content edits, manages educational projects, and writes in collaboration with Macmillan. She has written different books to teach English to students in different levels from preschool to high school. Her mission is for educators and students to become the best version of themselves.