We live in a polarized world, with politicians shouting on Twitter, a 24-hour news cycle, selfies flooding our social media feeds and little white lies becoming the cultural norm. How do we encourage students to value truth and make healthy moral and ethical decisions with so much noise in the background? Can we be effective at this ourselves? Come learn strategies around empathy awareness, mindfulness, open-ended questions, guilt vs. shame, conditioned societal gender roles, natural consequences, creative discipline tactics that reach the heart and more.
No materials are required.
I've presented 3-5 sessions per year at all major Alberta teachers’ conferences from 2016-2018 in Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer. I've also presented in BC for the Surrey Teachers' Convention in 2017 and 2018. Thank you for considering me for your conference!
Julianne Harvey is an author, speaker and actor from South Surrey, BC. She has self-published four books and is at work on her first YA novel. Julianne is a student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, pursuing her BA in Creative Writing. She is a background performer in Vancouver’s exciting film & TV industry and manages her daughter’s acting career. Simplicity, vulnerability and authentic connection are her biggest passions. For more information, please see julianneharvey.com.