Throughout the day, students experience various emotions. Sometimes, they feel light and happy. However, other times they feel like they have a giant animal on their chest. Expressing emotions isn't something students naturally understand. When students are young, they have no idea what it means to … [Read more...] about Learning About Expressing Emotions with In My Heart
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Learning About Perspective with Hey Little Ant
On a daily basis, students experience so many situations and emotions. So, it can be hard for them to consider another person's perspective. Since this can cause hurt feelings and poor behavior, teachers show students it is important to consider others before acting. Thankfully, learning about … [Read more...] about Learning About Perspective with Hey Little Ant
Practicing Calming Strategies with I am Peace
Sadly, our students express so much uneasiness. Whether this is something said in the past or something happening in the future, many students constantly worry. Since teachers know it is hard for students to learn when experiencing anxiety, they teach calming strategies. Thankfully, practicing … [Read more...] about Practicing Calming Strategies with I am Peace
Developing Hopes for the Future with Only One You
Sadly, students often feel their voice does not matter. Instead, they think their young age means they do not have a say or ability to make decisions. However, it is vital that students realize they can dream big. Between guardian support and working hard, students can work towards high hopes for … [Read more...] about Developing Hopes for the Future with Only One You
Learning about Peer Influence with A Bad Case of Stripes
Sadly, students often feel they need acceptance from their peers in everything they do. So, instead of making decisions for themselves or being proud of something unique, they hide the truth. They want to make friends, so they feel this is what they need to do. Since teachers know it is essential to … [Read more...] about Learning about Peer Influence with A Bad Case of Stripes
Teaching Problem Solving with What Do You Do With a Problem?
Students experience so many new aspects each day. Between problems on the playground to being unsure of something on an assignment, everything is new at one time. So, this often makes students uncomfortable and worried. Since teachers never want students to feel like this, they work hard at showing … [Read more...] about Teaching Problem Solving with What Do You Do With a Problem?