104 Activities That Build


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In this exciting book you'll find 104 games and activities for therapists, counsellors, teachers, and group leaders that teacher Anger Management, Coping Skills, Self-Discovery, Teamwork, Self-Esteem, and Communication Skills! Every game works as a unique tool to modify behaviour, build relationships, start discussions and address issues. Each activity is simple to follow, requires minimal resources, includes helpful discussion questions and of course is interactive and fun.

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Author by Alanna Jones
Genre eBook Education
Read Book 271
ISBN Number 0966234138

Team Challenges


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Directed to teachers, facilitators, and counselors, offers more than 170 cooperative activities for classrooms, summer camps, and family occasions designed to improve children's problem-solving skills and ability to collaborate.

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Author by Kris Bordessa
Genre eBook Education
Read Book 256
ISBN Number 9781613745687

A Volcano In My Tummy


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A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger presents a clear and effective approach to helping children and adults alike understand and deal constructively with children's anger. Using easy to understand yet rarely taught skills for anger management, including how to teach communication of emotions, A Volcano in My Tummy offers engaging, well-organized activities which help to overcome the fear of children's anger which many adult care-givers experience. By carefully distinguishing between anger the feeling, and violence the behavior, this accessible little book, primarily created for ages 6 to thirteen, helps to create an awareness of anger, enabling children to relate creatively and harmoniously at critical stages in their development. Through activities, stories, articles, and games designed to allow a multi-subject, developmental approach to the topic at home and in school, A Volcano in My Tummy gives us the tools we need to put aside our problems with this all-too-often destructive emotion, and to have fun while we're at it. Elaine Whitehouse is a teacher, family court and private psychotherapist, mother of two and leader of parenting skills workshops for eight years. Warwick Pudney is a teacher and counsellor with ten years experience facilitating anger management, abuser therapy and men's change groups, as well as being a father of three. Both regularly conduct workshops.

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Author by Eliane Whitehouse
Genre eBook Education
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ISBN Number 9781771423557

The Wrecking Yard Of Games And Activities


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Activities for all ages to help people learn skills for living. Alanna Jones has crafted 104 activities for groups of children, adolescents, adults, and older adults that teach teamwork, self-esteem, self-discovery, leisure education, communication, anger management, and fitness. First of all, each one is fun. Second, each one helps the participants understand themselves and their lives better. That's why this book is a favorite with volunteers and professionals throughout North America who work in everything from scouts to church groups to schools to therapy facilities. Everyone who teaches life skills to children, adolescents, or adults will treasure this book.

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Author by Alanna Jones
Genre eBook Education
Read Book 246
ISBN Number 1882883357

Activities That Teach


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A collection of sixty creative, innovative, and user-friendly Active Learning lesson plans which will influence student behavior and attitudes for a lifetime.

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Author by Tom Jackson
Genre eBook Active learning
Read Book 231
ISBN Number 0966463315

Mindfulness For Teen Anger


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Do you ever feel so frustrated with school, friends, parents, and life in general that you lose control of your emotions and lash out? You shouldn’t feel ashamed. Being a teen in today’s world is hard, but it’s even harder when you’re unable to keep your cool in stressful situations. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make positive changes in your life. Using proven effective mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), Mindfulness for Teen Anger will teach you the difference between healthy and unhealthy forms of anger. Inside, you’ll learn how to make better choices, how to stop overreacting, find emotional balance, and be more aware of your thoughts and feelings in the moment. You’ll also learn skills for building positive relationships with peers, friends, and family. As a teen, the relationship skills you learn now can help you thrive in the future. With a little help, and by cultivating compassion and understanding for yourself and others, you will be able to transform your fear and anger into confidence and kindness.

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Author by Mark C. Purcell
Genre eBook Young Adult Nonfiction
Read Book 160
ISBN Number 9781608829187

Essentials Of Team Building


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Team building is a proven approach for helping people become respectful competitors, cooperative team members, and community leaders. Now you can help your students or group develop those same important skills with Essentials of Team Building: Principles and Practices. The authors, with two successful books on team building and 30 years of team-building experience, offer a day-by-day guide for implementing activities and challenges for individual sessions, units, or an entire semester. The activities and challenges are geared to beginning through advanced participants in a variety of settings, and they help participants develop the following valuable skills: à ̄¿Å"Problem solving à ̄¿Å"Appropriate risk taking à ̄¿Å"Building working relationships à ̄¿Å"Cooperation à ̄¿Å"Leadership and communication à ̄¿Å"Creative thinking à ̄¿Å"Building trust à ̄¿Å"Making decisions à ̄¿Å"Setting goals à ̄¿Å"Developing physical skills In chapters 1 and 2 the authors introduce the concept of team building, including its benefits, its connection with adventure education and community building, and the process involved in building a team. Chapters 3 and 4 provide assessment tools and safety strategies. Chapter 5 offers a sample college course outline in team building. You'll find icebreaker and community activities in chapter 6, and in chapters 7 through 9 you can choose from an array of introductory, intermediate, and advanced challenges. Chapter 10 provides character development and community-building challenges, and an appendix lays out challenge cards, useful forms, reports, and examples. In addition, Essentials of Team Building: Principles and Practices includes à ̄¿Å"58 activities and challenges for beginning through advanced teams; à ̄¿Å"reproducible forms for organizing, presenting, and evaluating team-building challenges; à ̄¿Å"ready-to-use unit and semester plans with evaluation tools for each activity; and à ̄¿Å"a bound-in DVD with video clips of 25 challenge demonstrations and reproducible challenge and organizer cards.

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Author by Daniel W. Midura
Genre eBook Education
Read Book 231
ISBN Number 0736050884

Collecting For The Curriculum The Common Core And Beyond


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If you're a librarian charged with collecting curriculum materials and children's literature to support the Common Core State Standards, then this book—the only one that offers explicit advice on collection development in curriculum collections—is for you. • Draws on current research and interviews with some of the most experienced curriculum librarians in the United States to help faculty and teachers better understand the Common Core • Provides explicit applications of the CCSS for librarians working in post-secondary institutions • Covers the diverse teaching strategies of faculty and teachers • Includes an extensive appendix with lists of books that support all curricular areas, as well as lesson ideas and other resources • Offers a regularly updated companion website

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Author by Amy J. Catalano
Genre eBook Language Arts & Disciplines
Read Book 239
ISBN Number 9781610699686

One Hundred And One More Life Skills Games For Children


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An accessible guide to raising well-adjusted children presents more than one hundred games designed to foster patience, confidence, love, respect, and a sense of fun in children. Original.

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Author by Bernie Badegruber
Genre eBook Family & Relationships
Read Book 162
ISBN Number 9780897934435

The Hero S Journey


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Stephen Gilligan and Robert Dilts truly take you on a voyage of self-discovery. The Hero's Journey examines the questions: How can you live a meaningful life? What is the deepest life you are called to, and how can you respond to that call? It is about how to discover your calling and how to embark on the path of learning and transformation that will reconnect you with your spirit,change negative beliefs and habits, heal emotional wounds and physical symptoms, deepen intimacy, and improve self-image and self-love. Along this path we inevitably meet challenges and confronting these challenges forces us to develop and think in new ways and push us outside our comfort zone. The book takes the form of a transcript of a four day workshop conducted by Stephen and Robert. It is a powerful way of learning as you are so absorbed by the experiences of the participants that you feel you are actually there. A wonderful voyage of discovery for everyone who thinks that, "there must be more to life than this".

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Author by Stephen Gilligan
Genre eBook Psychology
Read Book 288
ISBN Number 9781845904036