Proven, brain-based techniques that build social and emotional intelligence and problem-solving skills!
For a child to thrive in school today and succeed in life tomorrow, there's no more important quality than social and emotional intelligence. Since children's brains are still developing during the K–12 years, educators can positively influence students' development, including strengthening essential skills such as empathy, self-management and problem-solving.
Dr. Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, one of the world's leading experts on children and brain development, shares award-winning techniques that connect with students' lives and concerns. Readers will find:
A research-based approach refined through ongoing work in public schools; Classroom exercises grouped by age, but adaptable for all grade levels; Lively activities that keep students engaged; Valuable content for anti-bullying initiatives and counseling programs.
This new guide is an essential resource for teachers, counselors and other K–12 educators, helping them to positively shape classroom dynamics and school culture.
“The author has a way of clearly and succinctly stating how brain-based research relates to student decision-making that leads to higher levels of emotional stability, self-efficacy, and individual intelligence.”
—Laura Linde, Mentor/Field Supervisor/Coordinator
District 77 and Minnesota State University
Chapter 7: Double-Vision Power: Compassion Comes from a Broader Perspective
Double-Vision Power: Compassion Comes from a Broader Perspective
*Session 1. Defining Double Vision
Theme: When people see more of the problem in the context, they can see more of the human in the person
Purpose: Introduce the concepts of invisibles and Double-Vision power
Time: 30–40 minutes[Page 152]
Props: Giant glasses to represent a big perspective ...