What Is Self-Regulation?
Just about everywhere you turn these days you come across someone talking about the importance of enhancing children’s ability to self-regulate. This is because of a growing number of studies showing that self-regulation lays a foundation for a child’s long-term physical, psychological, behavioral, and educational well-being (Shanker, 2012).
We highly recommend this important reading by Dr. Stuart Shanker
York University: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/childcare/selfRegulate.html