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The Teacher Toolbox for a Calm and Connected Classroom is a whole-child, whole-hearted approach to teaching, wellness, and student–teacher relationships.

Chock-full of practical advice and brain-based tools from an experienced teacher and counselor, this book solves the question of how psychology and education can enrich and empower both teachers and students’ wellness. Peppered with relatable anecdotes from the authors’ experiences, the book deals with how to help unpack the’ “invisible backpack” that both teachers and students bring into the classroom. Chapters are broken down to show how to practically address common issues such challenging behavior, social-emotional learning, trauma-informed education, attachment theory, mindfulness, mental health and much more.

Each chapter outlines these common challenges but also provides an abundance of practical tools that can be used to help. Written accessibly, and with tools which are easy to implement, The Teacher Toolbox for a Calm and Connected Classroom is an indispensable guide for any teacher.