Where I Belong is a well-organised resource to promote a sense of belonging for children and their families.
It is impossible to separate young children’s LEARNING from their WELL-BEING. Where I Belong is a well-organised resource to promote a sense of belonging for children and their families.
There are 4 sections:
There are tips for teachers and ideas that are easy to apply.
A Tip: Children learn best when they learn the way they want to – while you can offer suggestions, it is beneficial for the child to decide how they would like to work with the resources you offer them. This can also build self-esteem as all ideas will be right and the child’s ideas and the choice they make will be valued. Anything that builds on a child’s self-esteem will contribute to their sense of belonging. This is just one of many valuable and worthwhile suggestions.
About the Author:
Katie Riordan (B.Ed., Dip.tchg. ECE) has taught children at both early childhood and primary level and has tutored at tertiary level in early childhood development and education. She has also written for several parenting publications.
Ages: 5-8 (Lower Primary)
A4 Photocopiable Teacher Resource Book – 58 Pages (B/W)
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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.
This little book will help children to engage in positive self-talk and be kind to themselves.
The Inspiring Success! series has been developed as support material for teachers who are working with students on improving self-esteem and motivation as a pathway to improving learning. Choose an individual book to LOOK INSIDE.
Teaching Values through Fairytales – photocopiable teacher resource books for use with children aged 7 to 10.
This children’s book is a story of bravery and of believing in who you are – Darcy the Brave shows that sometimes to show the greatest courage you need to forget about battling dragons and monsters and face the fears that no one else can see.
Written by playwright, Susan Battye, the Dramatic Shorts: An Anthology of Plays series focuses on a collection of short stage plays that can be easily staged in a school or drama club setting. This progressive series is packed with activities that will encourage teenage students of English and Drama to read, present and respond to plays
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These enchanting 15-minute drama games allow children and teachers to visit and explore imaginary worlds, while at the same time providing robust and energetic physical activities as a complement to the existing academic classroom programme.
This resource is designed to assist practitioners to establish a workable programme for children from birth to 2 years.
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