MS/HS: Week 7, Day 4 – 2022-23

Prompt In your small group, talk about all the ideas you have for how students can help themselves pause when they first feel a difficult emotion. That’s the hardest part – finding our internal “pause before reacting” button! Come up with all of the ideas...

MS/HS: Week 7, Day 3 – 2022-23

Prompt You might write on the white board or screen:1. Pause, breathe and relax2. Name your emotion3. How did this begin? Today we’re going to talk about a three-step process for helping ourselves respond instead of react. 1. First is to pause and take a deep breath...

MS/HS: Week 7, Day 2 – 2022-23

Prompt It may be helpful to post the words “react” and “respond” on the board/screen to help students focus on the intent of today’s prompt. Yesterday we learned that our emotions have valuable information for us. We’re going to continue with that theme today...

MS/HS: Week 7, Day 1 – 2022-23

Introduction We will focus on helping students cope with emotions during the next several weeks. For many of us, when we have feelings we don’t enjoy, we want to get away from that experience. The mental health weeks will provide opportunities for students to learn...