8 years & up. Solid information, sound advice, fun illustrations, real-life topics, and practical tips -- no wonder these books are so popular with young readers. Together they make a cool collection of self-help books that really help. This set of 4 books answers all the questions one has when growing up. All books in the set are paperback. Included book titles: Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain (112 pages), Cliques, Phonies, & other Baloney (136 pages), Don't Behave Like You Live in a Cave… More »
Grades 1 & up. Spark discussions on the first day and beyond. Colorful cubes feature 36 engaging questions about student experiences and perspectives, including: What are you most proud of? Who is the bravest person you know? and What foods do you like? Use in presenting character development activities; brainstorming before writing; and building oral language, social, and listening skills. Also supports fluency in ELLs and students with speech impairments. Includes activity guide. Soft foam… More »
4 years & up. Beautiful real image pages help children understand the importance of being kind, confident, grateful and mindful. These books are great for group read alouds for children who aren't reading on their own yet or solo reading for advanced readers. Set of 4. Paperback.
The DECA-P2 Record Forms are strength-based, nationally standardized, reliable, valid, and easy-to-use! These sets includes 40 assessment forms and a pad of 40 individual child profile forms. Sets available in English or Spanish.
These guides offer families simple strategies to support young children?s healthy social and emotional development. Filled with suggestions of everyday activities that families can enjoy together and promote three key protective factors: initiative, self-regulation, and attachment/relationships. Booklets (40 pages) are available in English or Spanish in sets of 20. Copyright 2013.
3 years & up. Each cushion is printed with facial expressions to encourage children to identify and express their emotions. Children can sit on different cushions throughout the day or week to define their emotions. These Social Emotional Cushions are made of durable wipe clean vinyl. Set of six cushions. Each cushion measures 16" diameter. One year warranty.
Help your children identify and regulate their emotions with this set of detailed Social and Emotional High Quality Classroom Poster Set. These posters are great for starting a conversation about various emotions that everyone has. Encourage your children to use these posters to point out how they feel and elaborate on their emotions. This set features 12 posters. Posters measure 11"L x 17" W.
Grades K-8. The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment Mini (DESSA-mini) is a series of four, equivalent, 8-item behavior rating scales accompanied by an innovative Ongoing Progress Monitoring Form. The DESSA-mini can be used to screen for and monitor progress in the acquisition of social-emotional competencies. The DESSA-mini can be completed by teachers or staff at schools and child-serving agencies, including after-school, social service, and mental health programs. Includes: DESSA-mini manual;… More »
This strategy guide for early childhood professionals includes hundreds of research-based strategies and tips to strengthen young children?s initiative, self-regulation, and attachment/relationships. The strategies incorporate developmentally appropriate teaching practices in five areas related to social and emotional health: Daily Routines; Environment; Caring Connections; Activities and Experiences; Partnerships between Teachers and Families. It takes readers through a simple five-step approach… More »
3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence through shared reading and engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. Spark your child's imagination and stimulate curiosity while developing social and communication skills. In this "I'm In Control of Myself Book Set," simple words and full-color illustrations teach important concepts in ways even very young children can understand. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
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.
3 years & up. Model and practice empathy with the Walk In My Shoes Mat, Teacher Guide, and Activity Card(s) 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.
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 1 - 5. Addressing morals, manners, empathy, friendship, showing and managing emotions, these games encourage discussion among children about proper social behavior as they strive to find the best solution to problems. These games cover socially challenging situations and together the group decides upon the best action. This encourages all players to communicate, listen and participate in the game. Set contains six game boards, 24 counters, one die, and one spinner.
3 years & up. Cooperative games eliminate stress, build self-esteem, and teach kids that playing together can be fun! Unlike a traditional game where there is only one winner, in a cooperative game the players work as a team against a common obstacle, not against each other. Children learn to share, make decisions together, and play together in respectful and compassionate ways. Board games include: Feed The Wozzle, Hoot Owl Hoot, Stone Soup, and Count Your Chickiens. Set of 4 games.
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 activity card(s).
The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical Form (DECA-C) is designed to be used by early childhood mental health consultants and other mental health professionals with select children, ages 2 through 5, who are already showing significant behavioral concerns. The DECA-C is a 62-item scale that can be completed by either teachers or parents in about 15 minutes. The DECA-C contains all of the strength-based resilience items and scales found on the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Preschoolers,… More »
4 years & up. This collection of books will inspire children to be the best them that they can be. Through these uplifting stories children will find the importance of empowering yourself, making a difference for others, finding happiness in who you are, dreaming big dreams and staying true to yourself. Set of 4 hardcover books.
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. It focuses on empowering parents to promote safe, trusting and healing environments ? all key elements of a trauma-sensitive program. While this resilience-building parenting curriculum is designed for families with young children (infants, toddlers, preschoolers) many of the concepts apply to families with children of all ages.… More »
These instructional, interactive DVDs provide teachers with strategies for working with preschool children who display challenging behaviors. In addition to rich video footage, each DVD comes with a comprehensive facilitator's guide filled with activities and guidance for using the videos for staff professional development. Disc One covers: What is Challenging Behavior?; Developmentally Appropriate Behavior; Why Do Kids Misbehave?; Parents as Partners; Skill Development Study #1. Disc Two covers:… More »