10 Mindfulness Activities You Can Try Today
All kids benefit from practicing mindfulness. Who wouldn't love the kids and young adults we work with to become more focused, calm, in control, and self-aware? Mindfulness is a technique that can help teach and strengthen those abilities over time. By practicing mindfulness, people can learn to bec
Check in/ Check Out System
Check in/ check out positive behavior management system. Everything you need to set up your own check in/ check out system. Ideal for students that need behavior intervention to address goal setting, positive replacement behaviors, and positive adult attention throughout the school day.
The Peace Process for Conflict Resolution & Freebie
We have a lovely school counselor this year who came to visit each of our classrooms and explain a common "Peace Process" for conflict resolution. I loved this for so many reasons and can't wait to share it with you! For one, common language across all grades is invaluable, especially when kids experience conflict at recess, in the lunch room, or even in the hallway when they are away from their classroom teacher and intermixed with other grades. Also, the fact that this process is broken…
10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving - Speech is Beautiful
I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think ... Read More about 10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving
CALM DOWN CORNER: Behavior Classroom Management Coping Tools Mindfulness Kit
More and more we are learning about the vital importance of cultivating trauma sensitive classrooms and schools. Kids need to feel safe, cared for and seen before they are ready to learn and get along with others. Warrior educators like yourself understand this... and this is why we are seeing a movement to implement safe spaces, like Calm Corners and Zen Zones in classrooms.
A to Z of coping skills - ELSA Support . Coping Strategies
The A to Z of Coping Skills display poster for you to use to talk about coping strategies and worksheet for children to come up with their own strategies.
Enhancing Respectfulness Through Restorative Practices
Using interventions, students are learning more positive behaviors and productive ways to respond when they feel that another student has harmed them.
What Teachers Need to Know About Restorative Justice
Does your school's disciplinary system need a refresh? Check out our article on Restorative Justice for a meaningful way to shape the conversation.
Getting Started with Proactive Restorative Circles - Teachers vs Zombies
Guide to help teachers & counselors begin to facilitate proactive restorative circles. Supports restorative justice in schools & contains an infographic.
Creative Minds are the Best Minds
Browse educational resources created by Creative Minds are the Best Minds in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.
What Is Restorative Practices?
The science of relationships and community. All humans are hardwired to connect. Just as we need food, shelter and clothing, human beings also need strong and meaningful relationships to thrive. Restorative practices is an emerging social science tha...
EMDR Side Effects - Distressing And Unresolved Memories May Emmer
Restorative justice question cards are a great tool to keep in your school ID lanyard. #restorativepractices #rj #restorativejustice