Zoned In Zeb - Focusing

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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). 

Chalkboard Quotes

“Focus like a laser, not a flashlight.”  Michael Jordan

“Your life is controlled by what you focus on.”  Tony Robbins

“Focus on your goals, not your fear.”  Roy T. Bennett

“Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses.  

Focus on your character, not your reputation.

Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.”  Roy T. Bennett

“Ignore the noise – Focus on your work.”

“Focus on the outcome not the obstacle.”  

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)

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