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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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Step 6

Learner Descriptor

Learners keep trying when something goes wrong and encourage others to keep trying too

Teacher Explanation

Learners keep trying when something goes wrong and encourage others to keep trying too

Resources

  • 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 recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills certificates.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 10
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 1-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 6-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 4 to Step 6
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 4-6 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • 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.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by printing this colourful Essential Skills Mat.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 6
    In this video, learners keep trying and encourage others to keep trying, even when things are difficult, by considering different strategies to motivate a friend who's struggling to manage a timetable.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 11
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 6-11, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.