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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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  • Display Material: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by displaying these colourful Essential Skills icon posters.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to use consistent language and recognise when they are applying essential skills successfully by using this Essential Skills mat and rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Step 10
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 0-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport. This resource has been made interactive.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 3
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 1-3 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Step 5
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 0-5, by printing this Essential Skills Passport. This resource is now a downloadable interactive PDF and can be used either in print or digitally.
  • Skill Assembly: Step 0 to Step 6
    This assembly supports learners to understand key concepts related to the early steps of Staying Positive. It starts by defining the skill and considering key themes, before identifying the skill in action. The themes are explored through three simple exercises, followed by a chance to reflect on their own skills.
  • Display Material: Step 0 to Step 15
    Support learners with additional needs to focus tightly on specific skill steps of Staying Positive by displaying these posters of the Skills Builder Expanded Universal Framework.
  • Short Lesson: Step 2
    In this short lesson, learners draw their emotional response to an example of a difficult situation. They explain their reaction to the situation.
  • Skill Workshop: Step 0 to Step 10
    This workshop will cover Steps 0-10 of the Skills Builder Universal Framework for Staying Positive. The steps are grouped in three stages: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.
  • Short Lesson: Step 2
    In this short lesson, learners consider positive actions they can take to keep going in a difficult situation.