In this episode, I chat with Margaret Boersma about emotional intelligence. Margaret Boersma, OCT is an educational consultant, trainer, speaker with proficiency in Emotional Intelligence. Her career in teaching, combined with her expertise in social/emotional learning allows her to assimilate the affective domain (people skills) in the context of a company’s goals. In the role of a catalyst, her innovative programs are experiential in nature and have participants highly engaged in creating memorable and practical integration into their workplace. Results are leadership skills, new models of communication and collaborative employees who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion. Margaret’s use of brain-compatible strategies to engage and internalize learning makes the transfer of knowledge to life impactful. To connect with Margaret for a FREE lunch and learn and to find out more about her work, visit her website, Creative Education in Action. Margaret's suggestions for reading more about emotional intelligence: Jack Canfield's The Success Principles Workbook: An Action Plan for Getting Where You Want to BeDarren Hardy's DarrenDaily Daily Mentoring
Empower Yourself to Inspire Your Children/Students with Margaret Boersma - EducateU ep#22
Join us for a discussion with our guest, Margaret Boersma, on learning how to empower yourself to make a difference in children's lives by building resilience, practicing gratitude, and understanding others' perspectives. Some main points that she will be covering are: Your perspective is your truth – how to calm someone down by understanding their perspective Building Resolve/Resilience – a strategy that allows us to be empowered, strong and creative Nurturing yourself and others – a practice of gratitude and acknowledgment To check out more videos for Educators, Parents, and Kids, subscribe to our channel and turn on our post notifications! Find more information about who we are and the projects we are working on: https://loveinabigworld.org
Margaret Boersma | Empower Yourself to Inspire Your Children
TAKING THE HELM with Lynn McLaughlin
Margaret Boersma is an educational consultant and teacher trainer. She uses brain-compatible strategies to engage children and youth. Margaret has developed Deep Learning at Home for parents/guardians. Learn how to use words for emotions, become aware of and manage feelings, and even learn to calm someone else down. 00:24 Dare to Write? Get past your barriers to publishing at https://www.essentialacademy.org/course/dare-to-write 01:35 Struggling as parents and guardians during this pandemic with rising stress levels? 02:50 CMHA Survey of Canadians which began at the beginning of COVID-19 04:15 Seek out professionals who have expertise 04:50 Do this self-assessment survey to determine which state of stress you are currently in. 06:10 The State of Dysfunction and symptoms 07:18 The State of Struggle 07:59 The State of Traction 08:40 The State of Thriving 09:20 What's missing? 10:45 Deep Learning at Home - Helping parents with children at home through specific lessons and strategies 13:20 Creating the heart to heart connection and concern about the mental health of our teenagers 14:20 We must check in with our teenagers at least once per day 17:00 Kids Help Phone 18:30 A lesson from the currently FREE Deep Learning at Home series about looking at the world through coloured lenses and what it takes to resolve issues 24:00 A human experience of stressors 27:30 Serving three different markets: parents, educators, and leadership teams in organizations 29:00 An 8 - 10 week program for parents (one hour per week) and how to access it 29:50 From Surviving to Thriving through Social-Emotional Learning https://creativeeducationinaction.com/from-surviving-to-thriving-4parents--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/taking-the-helm/support
Margaret Boersma: Enabling Both Students and Teachers to Thrive
TAKING THE HELM with Lynn McLaughlin
Margaret Boersma, of Ontario, supports educators in using cutting edge brain research to teach us Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Creative Education in Action helps children from the age of 4 to adults. Teachers transform student relationships to learning through inquiry, discover and play. You CAN have more joy, experience more passion and achieve top-notch, fulfilling success. 0:25 Who is Margaret? 0:56 Why Creative Education in Action was started 1:54 What is Social Emotional Learning (SEL)? 2:30 Teaching Empathy 3:44 Workshops for teachers 4:15 Dealing With Change - example of one unit for students 6:15 21st Century Skills 9:00 Corridor of Voices - Powerful! 9:55 Skills being taught 10:25 Who is this for? 11:30 How we think and communicate 11:45 Defining Moments 12:40 Childhood struggles 13:40 Not good enough 14:33 Shutting down the negative mindset 15:10 How to make the classroom a better place 15:45 The "Make It Right" formula 17:13 The biggest hurdle for the new entrepreneur 18:50 Hurry up and fail 19:10 Travelling around the world 19:40 How to contact Margaret and resources available 20:30 Francis Yap of Mission Informatics 20:43 Closing https://www.margaretboersma.com/ https://lynnmclaughlin.com/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/taking-the-helm/support
Stephen Hurley is joined by Margaret Boersma and Carrie Rubel who, along with Marise Foster are inviting Toronto-area residents to an Urban Retreat. It's a way to Shift your Stress in today's busy world. The event is on November 3, 2018, but the power of this conversation can't be put on an calendar.
Margaret Boersma, OCT, is a creative educational consultant, coach, teaching artist, curriculum writer, thought leader and speaker, who is passionate about effecting a transformation in the education system by her innovative ‘first person learning’ approach to teaching.With over 30 years experience teaching kindergarten to grade 8, Margaret is a life-long enthusiast of brain compatible strategies to engage students in a process of learning that incorporates ‘powerful personal expression’. Her methodology embeds social and emotional skills while enhancing the teacher and student communication synergy. This approach gets to the heart of how our students retain, relate and recreate themselves. The result is that students are empowered in their work, academic achievement escalates, powerful learning skills are adopted and students are compassionate citizens with a desire to make a difference.