Month: April 2018

The Educalme Blog and Podcast

TBE #014: What is Educalme Classroom?

Today on The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re bringing back Janelle Laflèche, a grade 2 teacher that teaches in a French school! Janelle has been using École Educalme (Educalme Classroom in French) in her classroom since September 2017. Janelle talks about how she implemented École Educalme in her classroom and how easy it was to start…
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TBE #013: How gratitude can change your life

In today’s episode, we are talking all about gratitude and appreciation! We talk about the meaning of gratitude and we go on a few rampages of appreciation! We also talk about the science behind gratitude and why this practice works. The more we practice gratitude, the more grateful we become! We share many ways we…
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TBE #012: An uplifting interview with Grade 2 teacher Janelle Laflèche

Today is an extra special day because we have our first awesome guest, Janelle Laflèche! Janelle is a really, really amazing grade 2 teacher! She’s been doing Educalme in her classroom since September 2017! Janelle talks about how her relationships give her light and joy and they energize her! Janelle and Kailey talk about how…
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TBE #011: Why reality isn’t real

In this week’s episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re talking about how reality isn’t real. Our thoughts create our emotions. That means that our thoughts about anything we experience dictates whether that experience feels good or bad for us. Two people can go to the same movie. One may like the movie and the…
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TBE #010: How our thoughts create our emotions, part 2

In this week’s episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re talking about how to teach children about emotions. We talk about how empowering it is for children to understand that their thoughts create their emotions and that they have the ability to choose the thoughts that create the emotions they want to feel. We share…
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