Your students will set up a tournament to determine which person or character best demonstrated resiliency.
Reduce anxiety by breathing in a square pattern.
Starting with specific examples of fantastic classroom behavior, your class will end up with one sentence summing up their expectations. It's a classroom motto!
When students are told that they're "smart", what does this word actually mean to them? (Psst. It isn't what we intended.)
So… do your students moan when forced to work in a group? Part of the problem is that lack the structure to work well with peers. Edward de Bono's Thinking Hats are a perfect tool to help with this problem.
Why do highly capable people often doubt that they are highly capable?
Do you know someone who becomes a bit overexcited by ideas?
Can someone do the right thing, but for the wrong reason?
Terri Eicholz explains how she builds empathy in her students using the story of the Faberge Eggs.
Adults can limit anxiety by implementing the Five Question Rule.
In some areas, a student may be shockingly advanced, while in others… surprisingly average. This is asynchrony in action.
Take away some anxiety with the tool Brain Plate.
Want your classroom discussions to go a bit more smoothly? Train students to use a few simple phrases and it'll make all the difference in the world.
Reduce anxiety by learning to "change the channel."
Adults can learn to help students reduce anxiety with the tool Worry Time.
Allison Edwards explains how blood flow in your brain affects your decision-making
Allison Edwards explains how changing your senses can reset your brain.