Give students lots of opportunities to SELF-CORRECT their own challenges - TOGETHER.

Easy-to-learn facilitation approach to activate students' ownership

... of solutions for the challenges that matter to all young kids.

 

*Easier for you.

*Better for them.

Increasing young students' Social-Emotional Learning does not have to be hard. We teachers just need to get in sync with Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) that engage and activate kids' own collaborative problem solving skills and preferences.


TEACH SMARTER, RATHER THAN HARDER, for Win-Win's in the classroom.

 

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NOT Your Normal Social Emotional Learning Podcast ... Brief, enlightening episodes designed to help you succeed at teaching the way kids actually learn, remember and use SEL lessons!!!

Teach SMARTER, not harder

We provide teachers with easy-to-implement resources that develop students' social and emotional learning ... 

Not by making more work for teachers, 

but by genuinely engaging

children's own thinking and collaborative problem solving abilities.



IMMEDIATE & LONG TERM RESULTS:

  • Less time wasted on behavior issues. 
  • Improved class environments.
  • Improved class achievements.


KIDS' OWN WISDOM® is an uncomplicated approach for maximizing one of teachers' most valuable assets:

Circle Times with shared thinking opportunities for students, 

which result in developing a full range of school readiness skills: 

Social   Emotional   Cognitive

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SEL: Social Emotional Learning & Cognitive Skills

Social Skills

Connecting & Communicating

Self-regulation

Expanding perspectives

Inclusion that rings true

Collaborating for Win-Win-Win

Manners

Accountability & Independence

Mutual respect

Real listening

Body language awareness

Conscience & Character


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Emotional Skills

Self-awareness

Resilience

Self trust

Empathy

Honesty

Heart & mind integration

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Cognitive Skills

Brain science of learning

Neurotransmitters

Amygdala-friendly learning

Metacognition 

Critical thinking / analysis

Mindfulness

Growth Mindset

Grit

Engagement

Cultural Awareness



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