Earn Your Wings
Boris can't fly ... but he can make a jet pack. In this lesson Dave and Boris explore lateral thinking and using creativity when problem solving. Children will come away from this lesson understanding how to apply an improvement orientation to challenges they may encounter.
Materials Required: pencil and paper (colored pencils optional)
Age Group: Early Elementary/KS1
This lesson cross references the SEL Core Competency: 'Relationship Skills.'
This lesson cross-references with B-LS 1. from the ASCA Mindset and Behavior Standards.
MW1: Mental Wellbeing - that mental wellbeing is a normal part of daily life, in the same way as physical health.
MW4: Mental Wellbeing - how to judge whether what they are feeling and how they are behaving is appropriate and proportionate.
MW6: Mental Wellbeing - simple self-care techniques
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The Voice Choice
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Materials Required: pencil a...
Grow Your Garden
What is hope, Boris?... In this episode Dave and Boris explore how to build hope over long periods of time. Dave helps Berenis navigate through disappointment while still maintaining a growth mindset and a sense of grit. In this lesson Children will learn self efficacy and how to use challenge as...