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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 9

Learner Descriptor

Learners look for opportunities in difficult situations, and adapt plans to use these opportunities

Teacher Explanation

Learners look for opportunities in difficult situations, and adapt plans to use these opportunities

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 7 to Step 9
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 9
    In this video, learners come up with ideas for changing difficult situations into positive opportunities by exploring the scenario of arguing friends.
  • 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 9
    In this video, learners come up with ideas for changing difficult situations into positive opportunities by exploring a team project scenario where one teammate is not doing their part.
  • 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.