Restitution Lesson Ideas

The mistake box is a small physical box with the labels as per attachment.  The box is something I taught the students and then I got volunteers to role play using the box with a recent mistake they had made.  It was very effective!  A couple of the teachers told me their students had already […]

Change the Way You Think About It!

If you want to change an unpleasant activity for yourself, experiment with shifting your perception. If you go to an event you are dreading, decide in advance if you are going to do it to avoid discomfort, to please someone else, or to be the person you want to be – caring, responsible, committed. … […]

5 Basic Needs We Behave For

We are all trying to be happy!  In order to be happy, we need to meet each of our 5 basic needs.  They are Love & Belonging – the need to feel connected, included, a part of a group, friendship, loved, that sense of belonging Power – the need to feel successful, competent, capable, confident […]

My Job/Your Job

My Job/Your Job is an activity to do with teacher/students, your own children/parents at home, principals/vice-principals/secretaries, educational assistant/student(s), or any place where you want to clarify what each of the jobs/roles of the positions are.  It is an activity that is done with both partners where there is a discussion of whose job is what […]