Managing Big Feelings

Young children need our guidance when learning to navigate this wild ride of big feelings. Learn the techniques and strategies needed to help children regulate their own emotions and actions.


  • Carrie Becker

    Early Childhood Specialist

    Carrie Becker

    Carrie Becker is an educational consultant who specializes in early childhood and special education. She has an undergraduate degree in elementary/special education and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Carrie uses her 20+ years of experience working with children and families to design professional development workshops that inspire teachers to reflect upon and grow their teaching practices. She is passionate about creating environments that foster authentic learning experiences for both children and adults.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    • Introduction to Carrie
    • Introduction Managing Big Feelings
    • Objectives
  • 2
    Big Feelings
    • The Dance of the Classroom
    • Top Five Struggles
    • Self Regulation
    • What and Why? Self Regulation
    • Self Regulation Examples
    • Areas of Self-Regulation
    • List the Feelings
    • So Many Feelings
  • 3
    Teacher Strategies
    • 5 Steps to Managing Big Feelings
    • Reframing Discipline
    • Teaching Strategies Connection Video
    • Connecting with Children
    • Keys to Success
    • Games to Encourage Self Regulation
    • Using Literature
    • Listen to The Way I Feel
    • The Way I Feel Lesson Plan
  • 4
    Making a Plan
    • Making a Plan
    • Making a Plan
    • Transforming Early Childhood Education
  • 5
    Final Quiz and Course Feedback
    • Final Quiz
    • Course Feedback