Here are this week's resources for teaching SEL while remote learning. Please take a moment to complete this
to let us know if these are useful, and what topics you'd like to see in the future!
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.
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!