Positive People: A Self-Esteem Building Course for Young Children (Key Stages 1 & 2)

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'What makes this book a potential winner is the way in which the underlying theoretical principles are first of all clearly outlined (no jargon here!) and then are fully developed in a series of practical activities. The book is crammed full of ideas… accessible worksheets… it is excellent… thoroughly recommend it' - Special

'This handbook is likely to be a very excellent addition to resource materials available for primary phase teachers to build on their knowledge of circle time and self-esteem activities. The ...

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Overview

'What makes this book a potential winner is the way in which the underlying theoretical principles are first of all clearly outlined (no jargon here!) and then are fully developed in a series of practical activities. The book is crammed full of ideas… accessible worksheets… it is excellent… thoroughly recommend it' - Special

'This handbook is likely to be a very excellent addition to resource materials available for primary phase teachers to build on their knowledge of circle time and self-esteem activities. The structured format is very easy to follow and provides teachers with clearly planned activities to enable them to practice and extend their skills in this area' - Educational Psychology in Practice

This 12-session course for primary aged pupils builds on the Circle Time process to teach an extensive range of personal and social skills with activities and ideas for follow up work.

Strategies to teach include:

" listening

" turn taking

" accepting differences

" giving and receiving compliments

" co-operating with others

" confident speaking to peers.

Full lesson notes and beautifully drawn copiable resources provide everything a busy teacher needs to deliver this worthwhile programme of self-esteem activities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781873942925
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/1/2000
  • Series: Lucky Duck Books Series
  • Edition description: A4 Book and CD
  • Pages: 164
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Tina Rae specializes in social, emotional and behavioral disorders and difficulties. She has undertaken research in the areas of engagement and disaffection with learning in young people, debriefing following critical incidents, attachment disorders, emotional well being and the psychological assessment of young offenders. Rae is experienced in assessing children and young people with respect to learning difficulties, emotional well being and relationships with carers.

She is a registered member of the Health Professions Council and a full member of the British Psychological Society. She is currently a Professional and Academic tutor on the Doctorate in Child and Educational Psychology at UEL. Tina is a member of the SEBDA executive and council and a member of ENSEC.

With 68 publications to date, she has written extensively on topics such as well-being, attachment, resilience, emotional literacy, behavioural problems, anger and stress management, critical incidents, cognitive behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, solution focused brief therapy, loss and bereavement in young people, youth offending and social skills development.

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Table of Contents

Introductory Lesson
Setting the Scence
Lesson 1
About Myself
Lesson 2
Good Points
Lesson 3
Skills
Lesson 4
Appearance
Lesson 5
Achievements
Lesson 6
Good Feelings
Lesson 7
Friendship
Lesson 8
My Best Day
Lesson 9
Taking Turns
Lesson 10
Being a Leader
Evaluation Lesson
Looking Back and Looking Forward

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