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Teaching Kids to Pause, Cope, and Connect: 75 Lessons for Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness

Teaching Kids to Pause, Cope, and Connect

75 Lessons for Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness


Available May 2020. Students are experiencing anxiety at unprecedented levels. They also must manage an overwhelming amount of information. With today’s reliance on technology and social media, kids have fewer opportunities to develop effective interpersonal and stress management skills. Helping them understand their emotions and behavior when they’re young will set them on a path to being successful students and empathetic people throughout their lives.

With more than seventy easy-to-implement, skill-based lessons and activities, Teaching Kids to Pause, Cope, and Connect provides educators proven techniques to help students: 
  • manage and reduce their anxiety with healthy coping strategies
  • understand and regulate physical responses to stress
  • separate emotions from actions
  • respond mindfully (rather than impulsively) to difficult situations
  • improve social skills, social awareness, and self-regulation
  • develop empathy and compassion
The lessons range in difficulty from beginner to advanced and can be customized to meet the needs of the students and the classroom. Digital content includes reproducible handouts from the book.
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Paperback $39.99 83474W Paperback 83474W $39.99
ISBN: 978-1-63198-347-4
Audience: Educators, grades 1–5
Trim Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 272
Digital Content: Includes reproducible handouts from the book

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