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Motivation Monday 2022-2023

 

Motivation Monday 2022-2023

First thing Monday morning, we like to set the tone for our week by showing a "Motivation Monday" video.  These videos help to spark conversation about our GRIT theme of the month and to reinforce the mindsets and behaviors of the school counseling curriculum. Watch these videos with your kiddos and ask them what they talked about during their classroom discussion.  Maybe they'll give you a little bit of motivation on Monday morning too!  

November: EMPATHY/COMPASSION or RESILIENCE

 

11/14/22: Identifying and naming your emotions: https://youtu.be/0076ZF4jg3o

Do you ever notice more than one emotion coming up for you at one time? What kinds of emotions do you tend to notice together?

 

11/21/22: Calm Body, Calm Mind: https://youtu.be/O3obMfpcU80

What’s your favorite coping skill? Does deep breathing work for you or do you prefer something else?

 

11/28/22: Get Back Up Again (Trolls) https://youtu.be/IFuFm0m2wj0 

What is one thing that you are struggling to accomplish this school year? Do you have a plan yet to help you succeed?

 

“I Am Resilient” By Katy Perry https://youtu.be/LNHM5CcvMm0

What does the quote, “There has to be rain if I want the rainbows” mean to you?

In what ways have you had to show resilience in your life?

 

“Bounce Back” The Playground Craze https://youtu.be/9qAC-g596r4

Tell about a time that you had to deal with something that seemed really difficult at the time, but when you look back now, things turned out OK or for the best?

 

Extra Videos:

Keep on Keeping on: https://youtu.be/Yy6IJ7LtdnI 

Empathy Song:  https://youtu.be/vMqyfrOmoAE 

Walk in their shoes: https://youtu.be/QTw6cGLKOEU 

Bounce Back Song:  https://youtu.be/5NpFgYfvAl8 

Hello, How Are You? https://youtu.be/I6UNf9Z-GNs 

 

October: PERSEVERANCE 

10/3/22: Mr. Stanley, All About Perseverance http://www.schooltube.com/video/bc5185d4377f71eda901/All-About-Perseverance-Mr-Stanley-tells-stories-  

Discussion Prompt: How can you show perseverance when at school? At home? With your friends? Or a different situation?

10/10/22: Imagine the Impossible  https://youtu.be/HqQ4B9Okryc

Discussion Prompt: What is something you have a passion for and you know you can achieve? Have you ever thought something was impossible for you to achieve but then you were able to? What got you to that point?

10/17/22:  “I lived” (OneRepublic)  One Voice Children’s Choir https://youtu.be/QKx18xrR29c

Discussion Prompt: Talk about some place you’ve always wanted to go and tell us why? 

10/24/22: GRIT https://youtu.be/q48fTWSGauA 

Discussion prompt: How do you know you’ve developed GRIT?  Do you think you have it or are you still working on it?

One Thousand Steps https://youtu.be/YYb4h8U7Ljw

Discussion Prompt: What advice would you give a friend who says that they don’t like learning or trying new things? Or that something they really want to do is impossible? 

 

September: GRIT

9/26/22: GRIT Definition: https://youtu.be/eY-SCapwK3g

What’s the difference between being tough and grit? (Your purpose. Your why.)

What’s something you're passionate about? What’s something that inspires you to dig deep and call on your grit?