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Character Lab

WOOP for Classrooms: Self-Control

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Achieving your goals can be as easy as Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, and Plan! Show your class how to turn their personal and academic desires into reality using a time-proven process. The resource focuses on self control and guides users...
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Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Examples of Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary Mathematics Instruction

For Teachers K - 6th
A 12-page document lists an abundance of math-related activities that boost social and emotional topics; self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.  
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Worksheet
Scholastic

Reading Skills Profile

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Assess your young learners' reading skills, from sounding out words to general comprehension and identifying facts vs. opinions, with this excellent worksheet. The resource also includes a goal-setting worksheet that focuses...
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Visa

Money Matters: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be financially responsible? Pupils begin to develop the building blocks of strong financial decision making by reviewing how their past purchases are examples of cost comparing, cost-benefit analysis, and budgeting.
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Laura Candler

Goal Tracker Booklet

For Teachers K - 6th
Turn your class into a group of self-motivated learners with this goal setting resource. Children will take ownership over their own education as they set goals for themselves and reflect on their progress, creating a record of growth...
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Curated OER

Data Strategies that Drive Motivation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Sharing data after mastery checks or summative assessments helps your learners plot their growth and increases investment.
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Curated OER

Control the Classroom from Day One

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Avoid the beginning-of-the-year scramble by having a strategy for the first few days of school.
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Curated OER

Personal Learning Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to...
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Lesson Planet Article
Curated OER

A New Year, A New-and-Improved You!

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Tips for self-mentoring that will help you to continuously improve as an educator, whether it’s your first or twentieth year of teaching.
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Lesson Planet Article
Curated OER

Five Ways to Stay Positive in the New Year

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
New Year's resolutions should focus on setting realistic goals and nurturing a passion.
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Curated OER

Puberty/Adolescence, Day 2: "Who AM I? Where Am I Going?"

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A great unit! There is a lot of content that is personal so make sure you have created a safe zone in your classroom before doing this lesson. It will have much more meaning if your learners share their life with others in the class....
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Curated OER

Goal-O Bingo

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
While playing a long-term game of Goal-O Bingo, your class will practice replacing unkind words with kind ones. First, read Casey and Amazing Giant Green Shirt by Margaret Ross. Then have your class write down 25 goals they would like to...
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K20 LEARN

Let's Get S.M.A.R.T. - Goal Setting And Time Management

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Advance U: Learning Strategies provides young scholars with a game that teaches them the importance of goal setting and time management. Players enroll in McLarin Academy and compete in three competitions requiring them to set Specific,...
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K20 LEARN

Mood and Tone at Owl Creek Bridge: Mood and Tone

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Two versions of movie trailers for the film Mary Poppins launch a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious lesson about how mood and tone impact a reader's experience of work. Using the provided list, readers identify the words that create the...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Designing an Action Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Outcome + available resources  +  schedule + timeline + steps to complete project = Action Plan! The second lesson plan in the "Service Learning" module outlines for scholars the steps to take when designing an action plan for their...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Presenting Yourself

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
"Presenting Yourself," the last lesson in the "Looking to the Future" module, asks participants to review and reflect on what they have learned about themselves in the Overcoming Obstacles course. They review their course folder and...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Finding Solutions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers apply all they have learned in the Problem Solving module by participating in a contest to see which group can build the tallest tower using only sheets of paper and masking tape.
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Overcoming Obstacles

Taking the Initiative

For Teachers 6th - 8th
We can all use a little help sometimes. Middle schoolers engage in a series of activities that teach them about taking the initiative, how to make the effort, how to ask questions, and who to ask for help. They then listen to a guest...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Managing Your Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Identify tasks, prioritize these tasks, and schedule a time for the tasks. As part of the Managing Personal Resources Module, middle schoolers practice these three good time management steps by engaging in a series of activities. They...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Perservering

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Hang in there! To conclude the Goal Setting module, class members reflect on the importance of perseverance by engaging in an activity that asks them to revise a plan when faced with obstacles. They then review their stepping stone goals...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Taking Action

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Don't put off this lesson! Using a self-survey, middle schoolers take a close look at why they procrastinate and identify some of the things they do to put off actions they know they should take. They then reflect on the consequences and...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Stepping Stone Goals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Often the most challenging part of any journey is the first step, the getting started and figuring out where to start. Middle schoolers engage in a series of games and activities to learn the importance of setting short-term goals,...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Defining Goals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Having goals is important. The opening, two-day instructional activity in the Goal Setting module teaches middle schoolers the importance of setting meaningful, realistic goals. Through a series of activities, participants practice...
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Facing History and Ourselves

Exit Cards

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Everyone wants to feel heard and valued. Provide learners with an opportunity to share their thoughts and have them heard with this closing routine. Participants use an exit card to share their response to prompts that ask them to share...