For Emotion-Friendly Teaching, Day 1 (Highland, Michigan)
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15 Poster Set
Use these attractive 11" x 17" posters to teach your students the meaning of 15 of the most desirable character virtues. Each poster defines a virtue in words your students will understand. Motivate your students to be the best they can be. Decorate your classroom. Post all 15 around the classroom, create a character bulletin board, or keep the posters on a flip chart so you can flip to the virtue you want to spotlight for the week or month. Printed on durable poster paper.
Character Education SmartCard
Help your students develop character virtues! In this SmartCard, you will find the answers to some frequently asked questions relating to character education: What is character education? Why should schools teach for character? Shouldn’t parents teach for character? Won’t teaching character virtues interfere with academics? You will find an A to Z list of nearly 100 virtues to choose from in developing your own character development program. Share with your students the descriptions of the dozen core virtues. And use the wealth of ideas and activities to develop character in your class and school, including how to integrate character into your curriculum. This quick-reference card is another great SmartCard you’ll want to keep within arm’s reach.
Developing Character Higher-Level Thinking Questions Book
Respect! Responsibility! Integrity! Honesty! How do you develop these valued character traits? In this book of questions, you will find hundreds of questions, quotations, and dilemmas to explore and develop character. Use quotations by famous folks as a springboard for writing and discussing, such as the following by Anne Frank: "The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. Why is your character ultimately your own responsibility?" Use dilemmas to have students evaluate their own values and behaviors: "If someone doesn't treat you with the respect you deserve, would you treat them with the respect they don't deserve? Why or why not?" And have students examine their own traits and those of others with provocative questions such as: "Are there ever situations where it is best to say something you don't believe?" Questions are provided in convenient reproducible question card format, perfect for the engaging cooperative questioning activities provided. 160 pages.
Emotional Intelligence SmartCard
Boost your students’ Emotional Intelligence with this SmartCard. In this colorful 11" x 17" quick-reference card, you will find everything you need to get started with emotional intelligence. It includes an understandable synopsis of valuable information you’ll be “happy” to know about including the origin of EQ, Emotional Intelligence defined, the 5 dimensions of EQ, the rationale for building students’ EQ and the most important implications for teachers. Inside, the 5 dimensions are described in detail, and practical classroom suggestions are provided. On the back, you will find 17 emotion activity ideas that you can use with the hundreds of emotions listed from A to Z! You and your students will be ecstatic, elated, empowered, enthralled, excited, exhilarated, and exuberant when as you explore the world of emotions with this little gem.
Personal & Social Skills Higher-Level Thinking Questions Book
Stretch your students' interpersonal and intrapersonal intelligences with these ready-to-use questions and activities. This book is brimming with questions on topics such as: All About Me, All About School, Esteem Building, Emotional Intelligence, Lying, Manners, Multiple Intelligences, My Favorites, Sticky Situations and more! Questions are designed to promote higher-level thinking and interaction on a range of personal and social skills issues: "If you could be anyone else for a day, who would you be? Why? Who is your favorite musical group? If you were going to write a magazine article about the band, what would you say? Attitudes are contagious. Do your friends drag you down or bring you up?" Questions are provided in convenient reproducible question card format, perfect for a variety of engaging cooperative discussion formats provided and journal writing. Boost your students' EQ with these provocative questions and activities. 160 pages.
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