Week 7!
For all grades...Kindness 101: Week 5 Story "Courage"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4S90PJYaAQ

TK/K: 2nd Step Lesson "Managing Frustration"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=d2567db18ed646ec81f2afeb4293d7d6&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

1st: 2nd Step Lesson "Strong Feelings"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=623a1bc3a83a4583beef7b96739a375a&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

2nd: 2nd Step Lesson "Managing Embarrassment"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=8b8fcbd51d7847caa1ada7fffb45434f&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

3rd: 2nd Step Lesson "Managing Test Anxiety"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=9e2b73a41ee6467787952205e0d1ab30&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

4th: 2nd Step Lesson "Managing Strong Feelings"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=b238206b6f6140aa8a54aada24e0bf87&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

5th: 2nd Step Lesson "Calming Down"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=926c569009044f548afa490c978ad56c&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons
 
6th: Curious Kids "Careers"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etGdRIKNf98
You are going to be heading off to junior high soon; which leads to high school, and then beyond! Watch this to teach you a little about some different careers that you might not have thought about; it could give you some ideas of what you want to do with your life when you grow up!  Feel free to email me after you watch to tell me what YOU are interested in being @
I would love to hear from you!



Week 6! 
For all grades...Kindness 101: Week 4 Story "Altruism"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdSXVJekMm8

TK/K: 2nd Step Lesson "We Feel Feelings In Our Bodies"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=aa0614e6166a48dfa03a37795d01c8e3&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

1st: 2nd Step Lesson "Identifying Our Own Feelings"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=bd3448b913c3413892f2f10acd567cf2&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

2nd: 2nd Step Lesson "Introducing Emotion Management"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=55543f059b674681a5f9b1040c2daeed&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

3rd: 2nd Step Lesson "Introducing Emotion Management"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=d9630988081f412d8543e8a627b647f2&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js

4th: 2nd Step Lesson "Introducing Emotion Management"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=d31b04604d284d338e5e50608ed93fb7&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

5th: 2nd Step Lesson "Introducing Emotion Management"
https://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=7cc52a95bf514a1bbe82f1fa3858c48e&width=1024&height=576&playerForm=Player&embedMode=html&htmlPlayerFilename=limelightjs-player.js&utm_campaign=SS+Recorded+Video+Lessons&utm_medium=bitly&utm_source=K-5+Recorded+Video+Lessons

6th: Over the years we have watched lots of "Kid President" videos, right?!
His first video was actually made in 2012; 8 years ago! So, check out where he's at/what he's doing now! Search his videos and pick which is your favorite.  What kind of an impact do you think he hoped to make in the world?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEabswbUNdw




Week 5!
For all grades...Kindness 101: Week 3 Story "Friendship"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6fD_rYI9vA


TK/K: Self-Regulation: Listening "Why Should I Listen?"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpavXRsdDoU&list=PLmXzTvQZpDftbGdnEC2iMHJx-Dp3eKe3h

1st: 7 Habits of Happy Kids: Habits 1 and 2 (Watch first video on the page)
Habit 1: Be the Transition Person https://limweekly.org/teach-leadership-transition-person/ 
Habit 2: Plan Ahead https://limweekly.org/teach-leadership-plan-ahead/

2nd: Frustrations About Being Stuck Indoors
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfva5ltdpEw&list=PLdKJzzzGGdzEwJjMVtUZEX2ZsLNwKCctg

3rd: Character and Mindset
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1YeaOh4gHQ&list=PLsaUcbszgQ4tlzxsgWzQR3ENIRdSArdSR 
What is something you can work on with the way that you act in order to improve your character?

4th: 7 Habits of Happy Kids: Habits 1 and 2 (Watch 2nd video down on the page)

Habit 1: Be the Transition Person https://limweekly.org/teach-leadership-transition-person/
Habit 2: Plan Ahead https://limweekly.org/teach-leadership-plan-ahead/


5th and 6th:  Things in My Control/Things Out of My Control
1. Watch the video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxacynVqWd8
2. Make your own hand and follow the directions of the video; make a list of your own things you can control/things you can't.
3. How do you cope with things out of your control?
4. Understand the idea that we can only control ourselves and our thoughts/actions; not others.  We can choose how we respond and handle things/people around us.
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Week 4!

For all grades.....Kindness 101: Week 2 Story "Empathy"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULweH40OqQE

TK/K: Self-Regulation: "Even Superheroes Have Bad Days"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UF9Y6F2Iwag&list=PLmXzTvQZpDfsCIlWnFaSZG5iUKs588pHP&index=5


1st: Thinking Before We Speak: "Nice Words Matter"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUhLL37LAUc&list=PLmXzTvQZpDftgdzXWyBr_5JRkt0nXE1qz&index=3


2nd: "The Pixie Pandemic: Macho Has to Stay Inside"
https://www.imagineneighborhood.org/podcast-1/episode/a54022aa/the-pixie-pandemic-macho-has-to-stay-inside


3rd: Growth Mindset: "The Dot"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8Pz_kxlivY&list=PLmXzTvQZpDfsYM2NDoqg5AZrH-09kiwAA&index=4


4th: Imagination Neighborhood Podcast: The Phone Gremlin
https://www.imagineneighborhood.org/podcast-1/episode/346532f7/the-phone-gremlin


5th: Finding My Media Balance
https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/lesson/finding-my-media-balance


6th: Digital Drama Unplugged
https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/lesson/digital-drama-unplugged


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Week 3!
FOR EVERYONE! Kindness 101 (New Story each week for all grades)
Introduction: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LHKhbw7xDE
Week 1 Story..... Character: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyR9B2iUxQo


TK/K: "The Wolf Who Learned Self-Control"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTTCYeyxG_I&list=PLmXzTvQZpDfsCIlWnFaSZG5iUKs588pHP&index=2
*Make a picture for someone, being sure to take your time and do it to the very BEST of your ability! It could be to someone in your home, or perhaps you could mail it to someone!

1st: "Words and Your Heart"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDhlIFZ5v1I&list=PLmXzTvQZpDftgdzXWyBr_5JRkt0nXE1qz&index=2
*Challenge: Give a compliment to each person in your family!

2nd: Imagination Neighborhood: Count Vacula Feels Afraid
https://www.imagineneighborhood.org/
*What are some things that have been making you feel afraid lately?
*Who can you talk to about those fears to figure out how to make yourself feel better, but also maybe understand that it's normal to have fears in life, too?

3rd: "The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HQnZ6Tze6o&list=PLmXzTvQZpDfsYM2NDoqg5AZrH-09kiwAA&index=3
*When is a time you made a big mistake? What happened? Did you learn from it, or did you make the mistake again?
*How can you work on the idea that it's okay to make mistakes, as long as you learn from them?

4th: Escalating Anger
https://www.schoolcounselorworld.com/Home/MaterialDetail/401
*Click on "Preview Book" so you can read it
*Work through the stories and decide which phase the character's anger is in
*At the end of the book is a "What Makes Me Pop" exercise
*Using your own piece of paper, make 3 columns with the following labels at the top: Escalation Phase, Pop Phase, and De-Escalation Phase
*If you click on the next page, write down where the thoughts fall on the 3 categories
*Then, take some time to think about what escalates you, what you do when you're angry, and how you calm down, and add those thoughts to the 3 categories
*Think about if there are any areas you can do better when at home this next week, and try to make some improvements!

5th: "Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?"
https://www.commonsense.org/education/videos/screen-time-how-much-is-too-much
*Create a screen time log for this week: 3 columns...Day, What Screen Time You Had, and How Long
*Then, go through and put a smiley face next to school-reated, and a sad face next to free time
* Are you meeting the recommended guidelines for your age of no more than 2 hours per day? If you are, great! If not, how can you better manage your time?


6th: "Screen Time: How Much is Too Much?"
https://www.commonsense.org/education/videos/screen-time-how-much-is-too-much
*Create a screen time log for this week: 3 columns...Day, What Screen Time You Had, and How Long
*Then, go through and put a smiley face next to school-reated, and a sad face next to free time
* Are you meeting the recommended guidelines for your age of no more than 2 hours per day? If you are, great! If not, how can you better manage your time?


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Week 2! Still Missing All of You!


TK/K:  "LIstening to My Body"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlV00-BUvIo&list=PLmXzTvQZpDfsCIlWnFaSZG5iUKs588pHP
*Learning how to control, or self-regulate

1st: "I Can't Believe You Said That!" by Julia Cook
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xh4neRdLQI&list=PLmXzTvQZpDftgdzXWyBr_5JRkt0nXE1qz
*Pay attention to what you think AND what you say!* 

2nd: Imagination Neighborhood Podcast

https://www.imagineneighborhood.org/
*A podcast that is kid-friendly.  Listen alone or with your adult to "Macho Supreme Has An Accident"
*Challenge: Draw a picture of what you think Macho Supreme looks like, and make a list of things that are sometimes hard for you
*Helps us understand that it's okay, and sometimes we NEED to ask for help!

3rd:  "My Fantastic Elastic Brain"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4G1gVwMd3I&list=PLmXzTvQZpDfsYM2NDoqg5AZrH-09kiwAA
*Learning about a Growth Mindset!

4th: Captain Compassion
https://www.cfchildren.org/resources/bullying-prevention-information/
*Explore this website that has different comic strips that have to do with the various parts of bullying prevention
*Remember the 3R's: Recognize, Refuse, and Report
*Make sure you're keeping these things in mind when it comes to what you're doing online, and also how you are handling/treating siblings, too!

5th: Quotes that Change Mindset
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4G1gVwMd3I&list=PLmXzTvQZpDfsYM2NDoqg5AZrH-09kiwAA
*Challenge: Create a poster that has a quote that will get you pumped up to be/do better and hang it somewhere you'll see it!

6th: 6th Graders AND Parents!
 
https://www.parenteenconnect.org/
*Explore/read/watch videos alongside your parents/caregivers.  With this extra time at home, I'm sure many of these topics have come up! This is a great way to navigate, have great discusions, and consider each other's perspectives!

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For Parents: Tips on Virtual Learning/Sample Schedule

https://www.metroparent.com/daily/education/homeschooling/tips-for-digital-at-home-learning/
https://www.additudemag.com/learning-at-home-resources-schedule-elementary-school-adhd/

Video from Mrs. Twedt! I miss all of you!
https://youtu.be/iN6FpmeIZuE


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TK/Kindergarten: Follow Those Directions!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSkHT5RXSw8
Have a discussion with your parents on how you've been doing with listening and following their directions.
Is there anything you can be doing better? Or, do you need to keep up the good work?


1st: Harrison P. Spader; Personal Space Invader
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FH2JPuwBLY
Talk with your family: Have there been times at home so far that you've had problems with appropriate personal space? What are you doing well? What can you do better?


2nd: Review on Anger/Frustration Management: Soda Pop Head!
Make a picture or list of how you can handle your anger appropriately :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqU2NPno2JM
Have a discussion with your parents.  Have there been times since you've been home that you could have handled your anger more appropriately?


3rd: Responsibility for Our Actions
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyJMbWM_hmc
Discuss with your family: Are there situations right now at home where you can learn how to take responsibility for your actions?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOP_8JZPl6k


4th: Conflict Resolution
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arFGdviw_ys
       Owning Our Actions
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGJpO2qHUbQ


5th: Gratitude
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5lZBjWDR_c&t=169s
Discuss with family: Challenge: Make a People/Places/Things you are grateful for (do the challenge from the video)!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6zL3CtYG6Q
And, make sure you're working hard and putting forth the best effort you can for all the assignments your teachers are posting for you!


6th: Grit and Growth Mindset!
https://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_grit_the_power_of_passion_and_perseverance#t-5181
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzle_Puyg5o
https://wabisabilearning.com/blogs/mindfulness-wellbeing/growth-mindset-activities-kids
Discuss with your family: What things are you doing well right now when it comes to virtual learning? What can you be doing better?