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Staying Positive

Staying Positive

The ability to use tactics and strategies to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
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Resources

  • Skill Story: Step 0 to Step 1
    Support learners to understand the concepts that underpin Staying Positive steps 0 and 1, by reading this short and engaging Skill Story.
  • Teacher Guide
    A comprehensive guide to building essential skills for Teachers and Facilitators including the Framework, which breaks down each skill into teachable nuggets, and six Principles for robustly building skills.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 12
    In this video, learners assess and manage risks appropriately by exploring the scenario of selling their app design to a technology company.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 15
    In this video, learners choose appropriate positive actions when they are feeling negative emotions, in unfamiliar contexts, and reflect on the effect of this by exploring the scenario of taking on the role of Camp Counsellor in a new country.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 6
    In this video, learners keep trying and encourage others to keep trying, even when things are difficult, by exploring different strategies to motivate a team member who is struggling when their model castle keeps falling down.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 11
    In this video, learners are not afraid to take risks where they might make mistakes as they can say how they might learn from them, by exploring the scenario of coaching an under performing sports team.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 11
    In this video, learners are not afraid to take risks where they might make mistakes as they can say how they might learn from them, by exploring the scenario of organising a comedy night.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 5
    In this video, learners keep trying when something goes wrong and help cheer other people up by role-playing support and encouragement in a scenario where the internet is dropping out in their computer game.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 3
    In this video, learners try to stay calm when something goes wrong by considering different strategies, then choosing the best ones for two different situations: they lose their favourite jumper, or they miss a goal in football.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 2
    In this video, learners explain why giving up when something goes wrong does not help, by thinking of both positive and negative reactions when faced with the problem of limited resources for colouring.