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What happens to others when we yell?

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Last year Dr. JoAnn Deak shared research with Twin Parks Montessori School’s faculty and administration about effective ways to talk with children. We learned that young children, girls, especially are sensitive to loud noises and voices. When parents raise their voice or yell to get a point across it has lasting effects on children.

Yelling is stressful for the listener and the orator. Teens and adults interpret yelling differently. Sometimes we need a break from the cause of the stress. Take a look at this article in USA TODAY.

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Take a break from stress by reading.

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In a few weeks I will be attending the Montessori in Asia Conference in Singapore. As President of the American Montessori Society Board of Directors, I will present a keynote titled, “Becoming a Montessori Teacher: Rigorous, Rewarding, Fulfilling”. As I was researching the responsibilities of being a teacher, I was re-acquainted with the following video.

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