If you have a problem, don’t muddle through. Here’s a simple rap about what to do. Stop, calm down before you act. You’ll think more clearly – that’s a fact. Say the problem and how you feel. Set a positive goal (and… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: Collaborative problem solving, Consequential thinking, deep breathing with kids, discipline tool, Family Meeting, Logical consequences, Problem solving, Responsible decision-making, Roger Weissberg, social problem-solving, stop light model, summer game, teaching kids problem-solving, Traffic Light Model, Traffic light problem-solving model
Learn the following simple steps of the traffic light model and practice problem-solving with your kids as a game this summer. And try out the rap that goes with it! Then, gently remind and use it each time siblings or friends get… Read More
Category: Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Building communication skills, Collaborative for Academic, Collaborative problem solving, Consequential thinking, Empathy, Evaluating actions, Goal setting, Kids communication, Kids conflict management, Perspective taking, Problem solving, Roger Weissberg, Self control, Self=awareness, Social and Emotional Learning, Stress management, Summer problem-solving game, Traffic light problem-solving model
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