How are they feeling about your closeness? Worry Wall is an Unthinkable that gets us to worry about little problems or things that are not problems at all! Pause for a few seconds as you reach for the sky. This song discusses those struggles and provides strategies. I hope you find this information helpful! Are you interested in checking out another review? You are in control of changing your thinking. It can change It can adjust to go with the flow. I need to move away and take a breath or tighten all the muscles in my body and then relax them. My Superflex will look like me, yours like you, and a teacher's Superflex will look like the teacher! Then one student, playing the role of WasFunnyOnce, jumps up and starts dancing in class.
Superflex Showing top 8 worksheets in the category - Superflex. Each song is about 1 ½ minutes long which is just long enough for our great attention spans! Worry Wall makes our brains freeze or get stuck and think about the same thing over and over again. For example: indoor recess because it is raining, or, not having enough time to finish an activity. They make it difficult for a person to successfully communicate with others. I found mine at Party City.
You can even print cards, Superflex award badges and handouts included in the curriculum. Making fun of others Laughing at Others Trying to make people laugh during class Telling the same jokes over and over and over Telling funny jokes during inappropriate times or times when everyone should be quiet What would Superflex do? The hero inside is our brain! Of course, the kiddos asked to watch the clip just one more time as they were rolling off their ball chairs with laughter. It encourages students to use strategies to deal with those behaviors. Below are pictures and brief descriptions of some of the characters we will introduce this year. Social Thinking® is a term coined by Michelle Garcia Winner and represents a coordinated teaching framework of curricula, vocabulary, teaching tools and strategies for individuals aged preschool through adults. My students and I were bopping to the beat and after just one hearing of it, we were humming and singing along! This book tells the story of how Superflex came to be. Superflex Curriculum Stephanie Madrigal and Michelle Garcia Winner developed a social thinking curriculum that involves identifying expected and unexpected behavior.
Flexible thinking is expected, inflexible thinking is unexpected behavior. Kids enjoy being superheroes in training, flexing and building their social thinking and social skills. Ask questions about the other person. He is a great detective; Superflex is always on the lookout for clues that help him think about expected ways to act and react as he moves through the day managing his reactions, thoughts, and behavior. Have all players lie down in a line, head to feet. Topic Twister Meister Makes people jump off topic.
We should hear your breath as the air passes through your teeth. Notice how others are acting and match their behavior. Movie Time: After we finished making our video, it was time to start winding down. Ask questions Use whole body listening Defeating Brain Eater Turn my eyes and body away from whatever is distracting me. Be sure in teaching Superflex that you convey this concept to your students so they are not confused and think that Superflex is only a male superhero.
For instance, Rock Brain makes people get stuck on their own ideas, or Glassman makes them have huge upset reactions. This gives our learners a good foundation in being a social thinker and Social Detective so they get the most out of using Superflex. The first one we watched was the trailer for Despicable Me 2. If you are in school and it is a learning time then it is not a good time to be silly. Each of the Unthinkables has a fun name that children can easily use to identify common behaviors that cause them to have social struggles.
Description: Brain Eater makes you get distracted. I showed my students a few versions of the Harlem Shake on Youtube to give them an idea as to what we were going to try to attempt to do for our Harlem Shake: Unthinkable Style video. The kiddos certainly have their favorite characters and this took a little compromising. More on how to teach is explained in the curriculum. Worksheet will open in a new window. You can view the lyrics on their site which is great because you can print it out for your students to sing along! In teaching the Superflex curriculum, we want students to learn that Superflex is unique to each individual and is active when we're thinking flexibly. If it is a tiny problem, you will still get a turn or might win another time.
The Superflex Comic Book The Superflex Curriculum package includes a colorfully illustrated 21-page storybook, Superflex Takes on Rock Brain and the Team of Unthinkables. Are you familiar with the by? Continue to do this until your body feels relaxed. While some children learn to do this somewhat effortlessly, many students, even advanced, so-called normal-thinking students, have challenges in recognizing and applying these concepts that are at the heart of social cooperation and social problem solving. I thought we were learning about WasFunnyOnce! These activities include interactive games and songs, fun greetings, and opportunities for all children to share their ideas and feelings with one another. I highly recommend it for those working with students struggling with social situations. Group Activity: Harlem Shake: Unthinkable Style Not another Harlem Shake video! This year in kindergarten we are using a variety of approaches to foster the development of social skills. These names allow the behavior to become the third person and help create a safe environment for identifying and working on social skills.
Superflex® and the Unthinkables© were developed and copyrighted by Michelle Garcia Winner and Stephanie Madrigal. I received my bachelor's degree in English from Salem College and my master's degree in Cross-Categorical Education from the University of North Carolina - Greensboro. Superflex® comes in and does a special kick to Rock Brain. The group sits in a circle facing inward. Superflex helps them take on the Team of Unthinkables Rock Brain, Topic Twister Meister, Mean Jean and Glassman to name a few , cartoon-like characters who embody different behaviors and challenges.