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30. Creating a Personal Power Phrase

30. Creating a Personal Power Phrase

“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.”   -Mahatma Ghandi Upper Elementary (3-5) 20 – 30 minutes Concepts Coping Skills Mindfulness Positive Intentions Big Ideas While the word power phrase may seem downright odd to some, the use...
1. I-Statements

1. I-Statements

“If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way.”    – Seamus Heaney Upper Elementary (3-5) 20 – 30 minutes Concepts Assertive Communication Conflict Resolution Identifying & Expressing Emotions Download pdf...
2. Mindful Body

2. Mindful Body

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Viktor Frankl Upper Elementary (3-5) 20 – 30 minutes Concepts Mindful Body Mindfulness Paying Attention...
3. Mindful Listening

3. Mindful Listening

“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.”  – Ernest Hemingway Upper Elementary (3-5) 15 – 20 minutes Concepts Coping Skills Mindful Listening Mindfulness Download pdf version Big Ideas While mindful...
4. Active Listening

4. Active Listening

“The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.”  – Ralph G. Nichols Upper Elementary (3-5) 20 – 30 minutes Concepts Active Listening Communication Skills Conflict...
5. Conflict Resolution

5. Conflict Resolution

“Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict – alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.”  -Dorothy Thompson Upper Elementary (3-5) 30 – 40 minutes (or teach in...