Tenacious Tim - Problem Solving

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Tenacious Tim is the twentieth of the stories from Powerful You (grades 2-adult). Tim helps children encourages critical-thinking skills to make informed decisions (ASCA Behavior - Learning Strategy Skill Standard 1). Tim also fosters a belief in using abilities to their fullest to achieve high-quality results and outcomes (ASCA Mindset 5). 

Powerful You Intermediate Instructions

20-25 minutes per week for each of the 26 social skills lessons

1.    Breathe and Stretch before every lesson.  Feel the benefits in YOUR body and mind.  Kids love the breathing ball

2.   Read the true short story from the 8.5 x 11 Powerful You Educator Cards and watch connection radiate in your class.

3.    Stand tall and practice positive self-talk.

4.   Open the lines of communication by allowing children turn & talk time with each journaling question from the Powerful You Educator Card. (use transition chime to move through questions quickly)

5.   Display the Classroom Social Skills Sign.  Leave a classroom footprint of emotional wellness. 

6.   Use the Powerful You Book for positive quotes and additional activities that correspond to each A-Z lesson. Add your ideas to this resource book.  You are more powerful than you know!  

7.   Purchase The Powerful You Educator Kit . (Includes all resources for grades 3 and up)

Challenges make your brain stronger!  Watch this video to see how challenges create change!

These books help you to think of ways to solve problems.

Winners Never Quit!
By Mia Hamm
What Do You Do With a Problem?
By Kobi Yamada