Perhaps you volunteer in your child’s classroom as I do and are helping plan the annual Halloween party. Maybe you are a teacher looking for ways to both entertain, celebrate, and build skills on the holiday. Or you could be planning a… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: Active listening, classroom cooperative games, Collaboration, Collaborative games, Creative thinking, Empathy, halloween cooperative games, halloween games, halloween party, Negotiation, Nonverbal communication, Perspective taking, Problem solving, Social awareness
– a formal discussion between people who are trying to reach an agreement. 1 About negotiation: Children begin to develop some of the foundational skills for effective negotiation early. Typically, they are able to articulate a compelling, heart-felt argument as to why… Read More
Category: About, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Active listening, Children, Empathy, Motivation, Negotiation, Paraphrase, perspective, Perspective taking, Problem solving, Robert Selman's Stages of Perspective Taking, Social perspective taking, thoughts and feelings, Win-win negotiation, Win-win solution
Oh Magic Timer I love you so I set you, And tick, tick, ding It’s time to go. The “magic timer” is a perfect tool for taking the negotiation out of daily transitions. It can provide a sense of discipline for an… Read More
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