Zoned In Zeb - Focusing

Zoned In Zeb is the twenty-sixth of the stories from Powerful You (grades 2-adult). Zeb helps children apply self-motivation and self- direction to learning(ASCA Behavior - Learning Strategy Standard 4). Zeb also fosters a positive attitude toward work and learning (ASCA Mindset 6). 

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)

8.   See more resources below.

A great way to calm down without anyone else knowing.

Need a Break in the middle of the day?  This video is sure to bring you some fun and movement!


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Zeb thinks you will like these books about paying attention.

It's Hard To Be a Verb!
By Julia Cook
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The Survival Guide for Kids with ADHD
By John F. Taylor Ph.D.
Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids about ADHD
By Ellen B Dixon, Kathleen G Nadeau Ph.D.
Learning to Feel Good and Stay Cool
By Judith Glasser, PhD, and Kathleen Nadeau