Becoming is better than being.Hi, I’m Bubble Gum Brain. I like to chew on my thoughts, flex, bend and stretch my brain, and expand the way I think! I make great mistakes that help me learn.I’m Brick Brain. With me, things are the way they are…and they’re probably not going to change much. I am the way I am…and that’s just how it is.Meet Bubble Gum Brain and Brick Brain: two kids with two VERY different mindsets. Bubble Gum Brain likes to have fun adventures, learn new things, and doesn’t worry about making great mistakes. Brick Brain is convinced that things are just fine the way they are and there’s not much he can do to change them, so why try?When Bubble Gum Brain shows Brick Brain how to peel off his wrapper, Brick Brain begins to realize just how much more fun school…and life… can be!This creative story teaches children (and adults) the valuable lesson that “becoming is better than being,” which can open the door to a whole new world of possibilities!
Literacy encompasses all the ways we use language to communicate. Storytelling builds literacy skills of sequencing, vocabulary development, narrative and comprehension. Tell Me a Story cards encourage storytelling and build literacy. Contains 36 cards and instructions. Ages 3+.
Chloe doesn’t really know why she turns away from the new girl, Maya, when Maya tries to befriend her. And every time Maya asks if she can play with Chloe and the other girls, the answer is always no. So Maya ends up playing alone. And then one day she’s gone.
When Chloe’s teacher gives a lesson about how even small acts of kindness can change the world, Chloe is stung by the opportunity that’s been lost. How much better could it have been if she’s just shown Maya a little kindness and opened her heart to friendship?
Newbery Honor-winning author Jacqueline Woodson and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E.B. Lewis have created a beautiful, poignant picture book with a powerful message that will stay with readers long after they’ve put it down. (From inside cover.)
Llama Llama likes to sing.
Gilroy laughs at everything.
Llama sings out just the same.
Gilroy says a not-nice name.
Teacher has some things to say:
calling names is not OK.
Llama Llama is learning lots of new things at school and making many friends. But when Gilroy Goat starts teasing him and some of their classmates, Llama Llama isn’t sure what to do. And then he remembers what his teacher told him—walk away and tell someone. It works! But then Llama Llama feels badly. Can he and Gilroy try to be friends again?
Taking on a difficult but important part of children’s lives, Anna Dewdney gives readers a way to experience and discuss bullying in a safe and comforting way.
Peace Work is the ground-breaking mindfulness curriculum designed by Wynne and Midge Kinder that fortifies and enhances self-regulation in young children. Now evolved into a popular and easy-to-follow program of six sequenced lessons for teachers and parents, Peace Work offers children the opportunity to create, recognize, experience, and reinforce the calming presence of peace within themselves to better manage their thoughts and emotions. With the helpful lessons of Peace Work, young children can learn to positively influence their impulses and behaviors and build the skills that lead to a peaceful, productive, and happy life.
32 panel ball, 6″. Teens and Adults share memories from preschool through post-graduate. Discover similarities and differences in educational backgrounds with friends family and co-workers.
Great for parties, at home, out around town, corporate training and team building, counseling and therapy.
Author(s): Andreanna Edwards
Paperback, 32 pages.
This book is part of The Special Kids in School Series and is a must-have for every counselor, teacher, school nurse, parent, or caregiver. This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Angel, a kid living with Autism. Grade level Pre-K-3.
Part of the Special Kids in School Series, this book takes the reader through what it is like to have Diabetes at School.
When the going gets tough, it’s time to get gritty. Written by a clinical-child and school psychologist and based in the latest research, The Grit Guide for Teens will help you build perseverance, resilience, self-control, and stamina.
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Curriculum of lesson plans for teachers to use with students learning 28 social skills. Activities that include discussion, role plays, reading, and journaling are suggested for grades K-12.
This updated career guide for teens draws on simplified principles of What Color is Your Parachute? It helps high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find a perfect major or career.