Generation Wellness Blog

Equipping students + staff with the tools to thrive in school + in life. We are the generation of wellness.

[PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT] Motivational Messages in the Generation Wellness App

 

Do you desire to teach life skills, but don't have the time or energy to come up with quick lessons on the go that create impact?

The On-Demand Motivational Messages in the Generation Wellness App make teaching life skills simple with the click of a button. How? Here is more info about this online product:

What: An online resource for teaching essential life skills to 2nd - 12th grade students through quick, engaging, on-demand videos.

Who is this for: Educators who would like to teach social/emotional learning consistently.

Why are these videos important: Maximize learning through engaging, relatable content that's aligned to CASEL Standards. 

Example Video: Click play on the video above (there are 20+ more videos like this inside the app).

How can I use these videos:

  • Advisory
  • School Counselor Lessons
  • Journal Prompts
  • Before Lunch Exit Ticket
  • Happy Friday Activity

What are other educators saying about the videos: 

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[RESOURCE] Social/Emotional Learning Book List

We've created an SEL book list for you. These books help with teaching about the brain, mindfulness, connection, grief and many other topics. 

Click here to download the book list now

 

 

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[TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK SALE] 20% Off Tools that Teach Peace + Attire that Inspires

 

20% off all tools + apparel except Compassion It bracelets. Sale ends May 10th.

Use promo code: SUMMERSALE

https://generation-wellness.store/

Happy shopping!

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What to do When Educators at Your School Still Believe in a Punitive Approach To Discipline

While traveling around the country and facilitating trainings, I get to meet extraordinary educators. Not only do we share a day or two of laughter, tears, stories, and strategies, but we stay connected through email, the app, webinars, and the Facebook group.

Last week I received an email from an amazing person who attended the Generation Wellness Training earlier this year and I feel that many of you may be going through the same thing, so I felt it was necessary to share:

Amazing Human:
Hi Lyndsay,
 
I currently am working at ________________________. I have become frustrated facilitated lunch detention because a lot of staff members are far more interested in punishing bad behavior, rather than taking time to connect with students or teach them strategies on how to be successful the next time after making a mistake. I have also noticed that some teachers are quick to punish the same students who are labeled as "troubled" or a "handful."
 
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