Noticing Naima - Anxiety

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Noticing Namia is the fourteenth of the stories from Powerful You (grades 2-adult). Naima helps encourages the use of effective coping skills when faced with a problem (ASCA Behavior - Self-Management Skill Standard 7). Anna also fosters a positive attitude toward work and learning (ASCA Mindset 6).

Chalkboard Quotes

"Finish Each Day and Be Done With It."  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You are braver that you believe and stronger that you seem, and smarter than you think.” Christopher Robin

“Today I will not stress over things I can not control.”

Video: Noticing Naima’s video on Anxiety


Powerful You 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)