Tenacious Tim - Problem Solving

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Tenacious Tim Helps Children Develop Problem Solving Skills

Tenacious Tim is the twentieth of the stories from Powerful You (grades 2-adult). Tim helps encourages critical-thinking skills to make informed decisions. This is an 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; an ASCA Mindset 5.  Learn more about Tim and how to use him in the classroom or at home.

For those of you who are new to Powerful You it is a proven school counseling program that has helped over 10,000 children by empowering educators to combine social emotional learning (SEL) with yoga.  By combining these two powerful practices in the classroom, students will: increase focus, decrease stress, improve connection and develop self-awareness.

Classroom Mindfulness Videos

To help school counselors and teachers integrate Tim’s problem solving techniques in the school and classroom I’ve created 2 mindfulness videos.


Powerful You Intermediate Instructions

Powerful You Intermediate is a comprehensive school counseling program for grades 2-5. It’s easy to begin to incorporate Powerful You in the classroom or at home. Here are 8 steps to integrate each of the 26 social skill lessons in 20 to 25 minutes per week.

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)

8. See more resources below.


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Additional Resources for Critical Thinking Skills, Helping Children Solve Problems

Classroom Videos:

Watch these videos to see how challenges make your brain stronger!  

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