The following photos are from the classrooms at my school. My colleagues have created such glorious spaces. I am going to post a series of elements. Today’s element is lighting. There are two main types of lighting in today’s photos – twinkle lights and lamps. Twinkle lights add a layer of magic and wonder. It …
Making map and buildings - use houses and signs from other posts. This would be a good project for peer tutoring activity - would have to span several sessions and could use it for teaching between growth spurts.
This small group counseling resource contains self esteem games, self esteem activities, task cards, and worksheets to help children ages 9 to 14 learn how to value their worth and gain more self-confidence. When children know that they are of value and are important, they perform well in school and are more likely to find success later in life.
This "Worry Tree" is a poster I would love to hang in my classroom. It is a resource I think students could refer to, when needed, to help them regulate their emotions and deal with their "problems" in an effective way. Eventually, they will be able to follow this process on their own, and develop their emotional competence - which is an important skill that underlies positive mental health (Reinke et al., 2011).