Imagine being able to help your students to: " motivate themselves " persist in the face of frustration " control their impulses " regulate their moods " improve their study skills " develop goal-focused habits " have friendly, positive relationships. The Heart Masters series provides schools with an exciting way to build resilience and emotional intelligence in their students. Each volume provides the teacher or facilitator with lesson plans designed to develop the following key aspects of emotional intelligence: " the ability to read and take into consideration the feelings of others " an awareness of our own feelings " the ability to regulate or calm our feelings " a sense of contentedness and belonging. The programme has a strong language focus with emphasis on writing, reading, speaking and listening. Every session has a core activity, discussion questions, copiable worksheets and habit builders. In the green book the skills taught include: " importance of peer acceptance " team working skills " increasing behavioural independence " increasing emotional independence " questioning parents ethical systems. " coping with stress.
Each lesson has comprehensive teacher notes, activities, drama and role-play extension ideas and photocopiable resources. A simple reporting / evaluation tool is included.
Table of Contents
Introduction Classroom Sessions Six Degrees of Separation The Tangle of Life The Art of Happiness Mapping New Frontiers The Resilient Traveller Inyahead Bright Sparks Culture Vultures Speak Up, Stand Out (Part One) Love and Other Disasters (Part Two) Love and Other Disasters The Wild Ones Self Mentoring Being a Team Member Fitting In Survival Surfing the Emotions The Engine of Life Work Smarter Not Harder Great Mistakes Postcards From the Future Evaluation Tools Awards Personal Best Programme