The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) is a 72-item, standardized,norm-referenced behavior rating scale that assesses the social-emotional competencies that serve as protective factors for children in kindergarten through the eighth grade. Standard scores can be used to calibrate each child?s competence in each of the eight dimensions and guide school/program-wide, classwide, and individual strategies to promote those competencies. Nationally normed on 2,500 children, the DESSA continues… More »
Grades Prek - 3. "What would you do?" scenarios help students of all ages develop decision-making skills with this go-anywhere and easy-to-use jar. Perfect for developing 21st century skills! Jar contains 101 cards.
Titles include: Runaway Bunny, Allie's Basketball Dream, No David, I Want It, I Can't Wait, When Sophie Gets Real Angry, The Carrot Seed, Bunnycakes, Owl Babies, Mommy Don't Go, Mean Soup, Cleversticks, Fox On A Box, and Lucky Song. (Kit book titles may change due to availability. We will only substitute book titles of the same value and purpose.)
Your Journey Together (YJT) is a strength-based curriculum designed to promote the social and emotional well-being and resilience of vulnerable children and their families. The YJT curriculum focuses on empowering parents to promote safe, trusting, and healing environments - all key elements of a trauma-sensitive program.
Birth & up. A unique puppet set to help children understand differences in all of us! Features puppets with special needs: a boy with hearing impairment, a girl with a facial mark, a ballerina with a prosthetic foot, a boy with vision impairment, a girl in a wheelchair, a child in a hospital gown, and a boy with glasses. Lesson tips are included with the set. Machine washable. Measures 11.5"H x 7.5"W. Made in the USA.
4 years & up. Use this series of books to help children learn, understand, and practice basic social and emotional skills. Start engaging conversations with your child or students, using the books to guide questions and conversation. Each book contains real-life situations, diversity of characters, and concrete examples to themes. Set of 6 paperback books have 40 pages each.
This book contains hundreds of up-to-date service projects and ideas presented in an engaging, kid-friendly format and it has something for everyone who wants to make a difference. Features and benefits include: over 500 service learning project ideas -- from simple to large scale, the "Ten Steps to Successful Service Projects", a new sections on Internet use and school service learning requirements, step-by-step instructions for creating flyers, petitions, press releases, and more. The… More »
3 years & up. Give the children in your classroom an opportunity to identify their personal feelings with 50 common life scenarios. Children may not always feel the same way as their peers in specific situations and life events. This set gives them the self-discovery tools needed to evaluate how they feel and to understand that others may not feel the same way. Includes a set of emotions tiles for 10 children (depicting 6 emotions each), instruction cards, and 50 scenario cards.
This DVD is an instructional, interactive DVD developed by Devereux. It includes 28 video clips from actual early childhood classrooms in these six categories: Prevention in Action, Positive Guidance in Action, Learning Opportunities, Developing Observation Skills, Case Study Pre-Intervention, and Case Study Intervention. Training guide is downloadable and printable directly from the DVD.
4 years & up. Discover and explore emotions in art! Each ethnically diverse boy & girl represents a basic emotion. Trace the stencils to create over 30 different combinations! Includes 6 stencils measuring approximately 8 x 8" and idea guide.
3 years & up. Model and practice empathy with the Walk In My Shoes Mat and Activity Guide to help children learn to be more empathic and appreciate how different people express their feelings. Provide children the emotional tools they need as you demonstrate and practice appropriate responses about feelings and emotions. Mat measures 60"L x 40"W and rolls easily for storage.
4 years & up. Love comes in many shapes, sizes, and forms - so do families! Explore all the ways families and individuals can be unique with the Free to Be Me Book Set. This inclusive book set helps teachers build nurturing environments for all children where they feel comfortable exploring their feelings, learning about diverse forms of love and identity, and, most importantly, respecting the ways we're all one-of-a-kind! Hardcover/ board book combination.
This Portable Speech Mirror supports the development of speech and language skills. Children observe the reflection of themselves and their peers as they practice forming sounds and words. Use this freestanding mirror as an engaging learning aid for speech therapy practice and encouraging self-awareness. Mirror is lightweight, distortion-free, and made of Plexiglas. Measures 8 1/2 x 11.