more TEacher resources


Signal Words that Encourage deeper thinking

Post a new signal word each week--choose words that warrant a discussion and that represent the kind of thinking you want your students to do. You'll be amazed at how quickly these words will find their way into your students' vocabulary!

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Mindful comic strips

Combine art and mindfulness! Give students a template and let them draw/write about what mindfulness looks like/feels like to them.  (click on this comic strip sample for a downloadable template)

Heartfulness for others

Encourage your students to practice heartfulness (loving-kindness & compassion) as a part of their daily routine.  This particular template focuses on practicing heartfulness by making kind wishes for others. (click on the image for a downloadable version)