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Wired for Well-Being aims to introduce young people to skills and strategies from the fields of Positive Psychology and Neuroscience to empower them to become active participants in understanding, creating and maintaining their well-being and resilience. In doing so, it aims to help young people to reach their potential, to flourish and to become thriving citizens.
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Young people face ever-increasing challenges and demands as they grow into adulthood. There is a vital need to equip them with the skills and strategies that will help them to flourish and thrive despite these challenges. The Wired for Well-Being programme aims to introduce adolescents to these evidence-based skills, drawn from the fields of Positive Psychology and Neuroscience, in order to develop positive well-being habits for life. It is a secondary school Well-Being and SPHE programme with 8 lessons per year level.
There are three levels in this series:
This is the first book in the series.
Wired For Well-Being – Book A – Outline of Lessons:
Structure of the Programme:
The programme has 8 lessons, each with the following components:
Timing: The lessons are best suited for delivery in a one-hour time frame over eight consecutive weeks if possible. For shorter lesson slots, some lessons may need to be split over two periods or adapted as necessary by the teacher.
Additional Resources required: Any additional resources required such as post-it notes and blank sheets of paper are mentioned at the start of each lesson plan. Students are also encouraged to obtain their own Well-Being Journal to keep recording activities from Lesson 4 and 5 for twenty-one days.
Well-Being Journal: Encourage students to obtain their own Well-Being Journal (a blank notebook or journal of any kind) to reflect in during and after the delivery of the programme. There are specific well-being journal prompts at the back of the Pupil Book and students are also encouraged to keep recording activities from Lesson 4 and 5 for twenty-one days in their Well-Being Journal.
For more information please go to the Wired for Well-Being Homepage.
Ages: 12-15 (Junior Secondary)
A4 Teacher Resource Book (full colour throughout) – 94 Pages (includes Digital Companion Page)
A4 Pupil Book (full colour throughout) – 36 Pages
A3 Set of 11 Posters (full colour / 300 gsm card)
Outside the Box Learning Resources
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This book provides specific activities to use with young people that will help build their resiliency.
Quiet Times will not only get students thinking about what is important to them but will also allow them a welcome chance to recharge and refresh in the midst of busy and often stressful day-to-day classroom learning.
Just Being Me is a two book resource series that provides support material for teachers and students in the area of mental health and well-being.
This book contains a series of 18 topics that can be used to support students in developing a repertoire of responses for managing feelings of anxiety and fear before they get out of control.
Rob Long’s Beating The Blues !is designed to help students to better understand the emotions that can overwhelm them in their teenage years, take ownership and look for ways to resolve their own emotional problems.
Transform your classroom behaviour-management strategies to teach students critical behavioural skills. Learn how to implement research-based instructional strategies for differentiation and assessment of student behaviour using the RTI (MTSS) model.
Values and Questions Card Set invites students into conversations about values they can bring to their learning, their work, their relationships and other aspects of their lives.
This contemporary series of 10 handbooks (A5) covers a range of topics about the social and emotional challenges that a young person may encounter. Select an individual book from the dropdown menu to LOOK INSIDE.
This comprehensive resource offers a proactive, preventative approach within an educational paradigm that is based on the premise that resilience can be taught and that factors can be altered to facilitate resiliency among at-risk students.
The TRP (Taking Responsibility Programme) is based on students accumulating points as a consequence of their behaviour. Choose a book option below to LOOK INSIDE:
Understanding Feelings is all about equipping young people with the self-esteem, resilience and strategies they need to cope with the stresses of our increasingly complex and demanding world.
Burnt tells the story of Simon, who is consistently bullied by Richard, one of his schoolmates. Set after the situation has come to a crisis point, the play explores the feelings of three of Simon’s friends – could they have prevented it?
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Braver than you Believe is a timely and practical resource for parents on how to equip children with skills and strategies to help them to flourish and thrive in life, despite the inevitable challenges, difficulties and obstacles that will come their way. In doing so, parents can lay the groundwork for children to reach their full potential and to blossom into happy, fulfilled adults.
This is a heart-rending tale of parent and sibling relationships within a contemporary blended family.
LOOK INSIDE (excerpt):
The Welcome to Well-Being programme is a multi-year programme for children from Junior Infants to First Class (Ages: 4-7+). It is designed to enhance children’s well-being across all dimensions – social, emotional, spiritual, physical and mental.
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