|Special Education Teacher Therese Jackson - K-2 (Send e-mail)|
As a parent myself, I want all of my parents to feel as comfortable as possible coming to me with any and all concerns! Please at any time e-mail or call me. If I canít immediately get to you, I will do my best to call you back in a timely fashion!
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The Special Education Department utilizes the program, Zones of Regulation to assist students in increasing their Emotional Intelligence awareness. Below you will find 4 zones utilized in this program: green, red, blue and yellow. Staff is teaching students it is "ok" to feel (emotion) while helping them to demonstrate "school readiness" for learning.
Green Zone: Calm state of alertness
Optimal level to learn. Happy, focused, content.
Students in the green zone can utilize their emotions in education for: self reflection, consensus building, collaboration activities
Red Zone: Heightened state of alertness and intense emotions. experiencing anger, rage, explosive behaviors or devastation.
Out of control
Students in the red zone can utilize their emotions in education for: competitive activities, debating and passionate expression
Blue Zone: Low Level of arousal. Feeling of:
sadness, fatigue, boredom and illness.
Students in the blue zone can utilize their emotions in education for: critical thinking, relating well to others, building empathy, success for tasks like proof reading and editing, detail analysis
Yellow Zone: Heightened state of alertness,
elevated emotions. Experiencing stress, frustration, excitement, silliness, wiggles, nervousness. generation of new ideas, brainstorming, energetic group activities and creative problem solving
Students in the yellow zone can utilize their emotions in education for:
No School: Teacher's Institute
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FSP Spring Book Fair
FSP Family Night at GP
No School: School Improvment Day
Spring Break Begins
Quarter 3 Ends: Report Cards Go Home
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Zones of Regulation