Add a little extra magic to your Teacher’s Trick Box folder.
Help build habits designed to maximise personal happiness, optimism and wellbeing as well as enhance learning and performance, just by maximising a few minutes here and there.
Use the strategies on the A5 teacher cards (suitable for all year groups) with the whole class and individuals to get the best from them and help them to get the best from themselves. Designed to motivate positive learning states in the here and now and provide focused time to develop specific strategies to increase happiness and wellbeing.
Moving Minutes: Exercises designed to give the brain a break and a boost by doing something physical.
Mellow Minutes: Activities to create calm and help re-focus the mind.
Mindset Minutes: Strategies to stimulate peak individual learning zones and develop metacognitive strategies.
Memory Minutes: Strategies to develop positive memories, increase personal happiness and optimism.
Mighty Minutes: Ideas to motivate individual and group wellbeing through contribution by doing a little something for others as part of a whole school team. (Link this to your Team Programme.)
All the instructions for this resource are provided but if you’d like to explore further we offer additional training.