Free Printable: June Mood Tracker

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on Jun 2, 2020 5:58:44 PM

Here is a fun, stress-busting activity to help track how your students are feeling  over the course of June! Download and print this activity to use all month long. Feel free to share with a friend!

Instructions

Every evening color in the sun with the number corresponding to the date with the color of emotion you are feeling!

  • Yellow = Happy
  • Red = Angry
  • Pink = Hopeful
  • Purple = Scared
  • Orange = Nervous
  • Green = Excited
  • Blue = Sad
  • Brown = Surprised

When June is over, look back and see which emotions were running high and think about activities or small changes you can make to help manage your emotions.

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Topics: Social and emotional learning, free printables, pinterest download

Free Printable: Compliment Cards

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on Jun 2, 2020 5:53:48 PM

Everyone loves a good compliment! Complimenting someone makes them feel good and will also make you feel good, too!

Cut out this compliment card, fill it out, and share it with a friend, family member, or create an email to a special person in your life.

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Topics: Social and emotional learning, free printables, pinterest download

6 Tips to Help Keep Social in SEL

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on Jun 2, 2020 5:31:48 PM

School Closures Have Changed How lessons are Delivered while the need for social emotional learning has increased

By Anna-Lisa Mackey, PATHS Program CEO

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Topics: Social and emotional learning, school climate, remote learning, covid-19

Twiggle Talks: Recommendations and Ponderings from a Turtle

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on Jun 1, 2020 11:10:44 PM

Rumple Buttercup: A story of bananas, belonging, and being yourself

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Topics: Social and emotional learning, middle school, remote learning

CARES Act Funding for K-12

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on Jun 1, 2020 1:17:28 PM

How to Fund Social Emotional Learning in Your School

The CARES Act Earmarked $13.2 Billion for K-12 Funding, Including SEL

Educators are some of the best suited to adapt to change. Every year brings changes, new students, new trends, new ideas… There’s no doubt that the 2020-2021 school year will bring a lot of change.

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Topics: Social and emotional learning, school climate, covid-19, cares act, school budgets, educational funding

SEL Resources, Volume 12: Feeling Hopeful

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on May 29, 2020 5:00:00 AM
Here are this week's resources for teaching SEL while remote learning. We'll continue to keep providing these new resources until June 19th. 

PATHS® Program  

This week's resources focus on feeling hopeful. Show students the Hoping for a Fort puppet show and then use the following resources to extend their learning:

If you're a current PATHS Program customer, there are also book lists, extension activities, and family materials about feeling hopeful available in English and in Spanish in the online Support Materials.
- To see previous PATHS Program SEL resources for PK-5, click here. 

➡️Next week, we'll have resources about getting along with others.

Emozi™ for Middle School Students

For students in grades 6-8, click on the links below to access the free resources. Please remember that these are shared documents and you need to save them before sharing them with your students. 
     Grade 6, Lesson 9: Collaboration
     Grade 7, Lesson 9: Stress
     Grade 8, Lesson 9: Identifying Mentors.

Next week, you'll find lessons on Decision-Making (Grade 6), Healthy Choices (Grade 7), and Ethics and Integrity (Grade 8). To see previous lessons, you can click here.

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SEL Resources, Volume 11: The Hidden Toy

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on May 22, 2020 5:00:00 AM
Here are this week's resources for teaching SEL while remote learning. We'll continue to keep providing these new resources until June 19th. 

PATHS® Program  

This week's resources focus on the feelings: Jealous, Furious, and Guilty. Show preschool and kindergarten students The Hidden Toy read aloud and then use the following resources to extend their learning:

If you're a current PATHS Program customer, there are also book lists, and family materials about these feelings available in English and in Spanish in the online Support Materials.
- To see previous PATHS Program SEL resources for PK-5, click here. 

➡️Next week, we'll learn about feeling hopeful. 

Emozi™ for Middle School Students

For students in grades 6-8, c lick on the links below to access the free resources. Please remember that these are shared documents and you need to save them before sharing them with your students. 
Grade 6, Lesson 8: Growth Mindset
Grade 7, Lesson 8: Teamwork and Collaboration
Grade 8, Lesson 8: Getting Your Point Across.

Next week, you'll find lessons on Collaboration (Grade 6), Stress (Grade 7), and Identifying Mentors (Grade 8). To see previous lessons, you can click here.

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SEL Resources, Volume 10: Problem Solvers

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on May 15, 2020 5:00:00 AM
Here are this week's resources for teaching SEL while remote learning. We'll continue to keep providing these new resources until June 19th. 

PATHS® Program  

This week's resources focus on problem solving. Read the biography of Easton LaChappelle with students and remind them that even though some problems seem really big, there are steps we can use to try to solve them. You can also access the following extension activities to support this topic:

If you're a current PATHS Program customer, there are also family materials about problem solving available in English and in Spanish in the online Support Materials.
- To see previous PATHS Program SEL resources for PK-5, click here

➡️Next week, we'll have another read aloud! 

Emozi™ for Middle School Students

For students in grades 6-8, click on the links below to access the free resources. Please remember that these are shared documents and you need to save them before sharing them with your students. 
     Grade 6, Lesson 7: It's OK to Fail
     Grade 7, Lesson 6: SMART Goals
     Grade 8, Lesson 6: Community Support.

Next week, you'll find lessons on Growth Mindset (Grade 6), Teamwork and Collaboration (Grade 7), and Getting Your Point Across (Grade 8). To see previous lessons, you can click here.

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Topics: Social and emotional learning, PATHS Program, remote learning

SEL Resources, Volume 9: Twiggle's Special Day

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on May 8, 2020 5:00:00 AM
Here are this week's resources for teaching SEL while remote learning. 

PATHS® Program  

This week, talk to students about celebrating special days with the read aloud Twiggle's Special Day and discuss ways that a day or event can still be special  - even when in quarantine. There are also book lists and extension activities available in the online Support Materials for Lesson 22.
Previous Resources:
- To see previous resources, click here. 

➡️Next week, we'll have a biography of a innovative problem solver. Also, if you're a current PATHS Program customer, don't forget to check out the online Support Materials for access to Extension Activities, Family Letters, and lesson resources.

Emozi™ for Middle School Students

For students in grades 6-8, we are excited to offer one unit (12 lessons) of SEL content.To see previous lessons, you can click here. For this week's lessons, click on the links below:
     Grade 6, Lesson 6: Mindfulness
     Grade 7, Lesson 7: Morals
     Grade 8, Lesson 6: Community Support

Next week, you'll find lessons on It's OK to Fail (Grade 6), SMART Goals (Grade 7), and Belonging and Rejection (Grade 8).

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SEL Resources, Volume 8: Calming Down

Posted by PATHS Program LLC on May 1, 2020 7:50:53 AM
Here are this week's resources for teaching SEL while remote learning. Please take a moment to complete this  survey  to let us know if these are useful, and what topics you'd like to see in the future!

PATHS® Program  

This week, talk to students about stress  (Grade 5, Lesson 6). Remind them that it's normal to feel stress during difficult times and  have them complete the 20 Ways to Calm Down and Who Can I Talk To? Activity Sheets. There are also book lists and extension activities available in the online Support Materials.
Previous Resources:
To see the Feelings Journal resources from 3/13, click here.
To see the Tamara Feels Worried resources from 3/20, click here.
To see the Twiggle Learns to Do Turtle resources from 3/27, click here.
To see the Feelings Thesaurus resources from 4/3, click here
To see the Twiggle Makes Friends resources from 4/10, click here
To see the Feelings Dictionary resources from 4/17, click here.                                                      To see the Twiggle and the Challenge puppet show from 4/24, click here

➡️Next week, we'll have a new Twiggle story read-aloud. Also, if you're a current PATHS Program customer, don't forget to check out the online Support Materials for access to Extension Activities, Family Letters, and lesson resources. Our Facebook Educator Group and Pinterest Pages also have some great ideas!

Emozi™ for Middle School Students

For students in grades 6-8, we are excited to offer one unit (12 lessons) of SEL content.To see previous lessons, you can click here. For this week's lessons, click on the links below:
     Grade 6, Lesson 5: Pressure and Stress
     Grade 7, Lesson 5: Flexible Thinking
     Grade 8, Lesson 5: Cultural Competency

Teachers, please note that this week's Emotion Check-in is intended as a chance for you to connect with each student individually and see how they are doing.

Next week, you'll find lessons on Mindfulness (Grade 6), SMART Goals (Grade 7), and Community Support (Grade 8).

Self-Care for Educators

Remember that being compassionate starts with having self-compassion! Check out these 10 ideas from the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion (CMSC) to help inform your practice during the COVID-19 crisis.

If you have a questions about using the PATHS® program or about the Emozi program, you can email us here or call us at 877-71-PATHS (72847) and a member of our team will get back to you ASAP!

Please remember to share your success stories or let us know how we can help!


 
 
 
 
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