If we want to help children in the primary school to achieve the positive outcomes set out in the Every Child Matters agenda, we need to ensure all children have a healthy self esteem. This book seeks to give adults in schools tools to look at the way they could enhance self esteem in children. The book comes with an accompanying CD-Rom which contains:Inset sessions for all adults in the schoolWorkshops specifically aimed at non-teaching personnel, including mid-day supervisorsSessions for teachers and classroom assistantsClassroom lessons and activity sheets for the children which can form part of your school's personal, social, and health education (PSHE) program
Section 4: Lessons and Activity Sheets for Children; An Integral Part of the Adult Training
These are the topics with activity sheets that are integral to the teachers' sessions.
Being Positive 5–7 Yr Olds
The Bright Side
Explain to the children that there are always two ways to look at things. You can look on the bright side and see what is good or you can look on the dark side and only see the things that are not so good. Give them an example from your own classroom, for example, you look on the bright side when you see all the good work that they do. Say that you sometimes look at children's work that ...