New Competency Packs!


We have added the last two Core Competency Packs to the L4U library. These packs support the core competency of personal awareness and responsibility. Personal awareness and responsibility includes the skills, strategies, and dispositions that help students to stay healthy and active, set goals, monitor progress, regulate emotions, respect their own rights and the rights of others, manage stress, and persevere in difficult situations. Students who demonstrate personal awareness and responsibility demonstrates self-respect and express a sense of personal well-being.

 

Communication, grade K-3 Core Competency Pack

Five Books included:
Lacey Walker Nonstop Talker
The Noisy Paint Box
The day the crayons quit
My Mouth is a Volcano
Communication, then and now

Personal awareness and responsibility, grade 2-3 Core Competency Pack

Six Books included:
Extra yarn
Lemonade Hurricane
The boy who harnessed the wind
Four Feet, Two sandals
Up the Creek
Making Friends is an art

 

All of these book packs are available to book in L4U.

They can be found in the Topic Search: Topic Search: 001 Curriculum Resources as well as under each grade icon.pic2

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You can also search by typing in “core competencies” then click the Subject icon

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Exciting New Book Packs!


We have put together some wonderful book packs that make it easy and convenient for you to cover core competency topics in grades K-7:

  1. Social responsibility in the natural environment, grade K-3

Books included:tokyo

Lessons from Mother Earth
Our tree named Steve
What does it mean to be global?
Micky & Friends: Go Green, guide to sustainable lifestyle
Canada’s Natural Wonders
Tokyo Digs a Garden

This kit supports the core competency of social responsibility in the natural environment. Social responsibility involves the ability and disposition to consider the interdependence of people with each other and the natural environment; to contribute positively to one’s family, community, society, and the environment; to resolve problems peacefully; to empathize with others and appreciate their perspectives; and to create and maintain healthy relationships. Suitability: Grade K, 1, 2, 3.

  1. Personal & cultural identity Gr. 2-3

Books included:identity
I like myself
World of Stories
I like who I am
Lila and the Crow
Mama do you love me?

Positive personal and cultural identity competency involves the awareness, understanding, and appreciation of all the facets that contribute to a healthy sense of oneself. It includes awareness and understanding of one’s family background, heritage(s), language(s), beliefs, and perspectives in a pluralistic society. Suitability: Grade 2, 3.

  1. Social responsibility, grade 3-5

Books included:malala
For the right to learn: Malala Yousafzai’s Story
Missing Nimama
The Hundred Dresses
Every Human has Rights

Social responsibility involves the ability and disposition to consider the interdependence of people with each other and the natural environment; to contribute positively to one’s family, community, society, and the environment; to resolve problems peacefully; to empathize with others and appreciate their perspectives; and to create and maintain healthy relationships. Suitability: Grade 2, 3, 4

  1. Social responsibility, grade K-2

Books included:refugee
Sangoel
The Can Man
Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey
Step forward with responsible decision-making

Social responsibility involves the ability and disposition to consider the interdependence of people with each other and the natural environment; to contribute positively to one’s family, community, society, and the environment; to resolve problems peacefully; to empathize with others and appreciate their perspectives; and to create and maintain healthy relationships. Supports “Reach out and give” and “Accept and value each person”. Suitability: Grade K, 1, 2

  1. The Way I feel, grade K-3

Jake Drake Bully Busterbucket
The Darkest Dark
Sachiko mean happiness
Looking after me
How full is your bucket?
How we feel – 32 cards, 1 CD, instructions.

Personal awareness and responsibility includes the skills, strategies, and dispositions that help students to stay healthy and active, set goals, monitor progress, regulate emotions, respect their own rights and the rights of others, manage stress, and persevere in difficult situations. Students who demonstrate personal awareness and responsibility demonstrate self-respect and express a sense of personal well-being. This kit supports cooling down and working through anger. Suitability: Grade K, 1, 2, 3

  1. Creative Thinking Gr. 2-3

Books included:creative
I wonder
Westlandia
The Box
Beautiful Oops!
What Do You Do with a Problem?
What do you do with an idea? / Kobi Yamada.
How To…

Creative thinking competency involves the generation of new ideas and concepts that have value to the individual or others, and the development of these ideas and concepts from thought to reality. Suitability: Grade 2, 3

  1. Critical Thinking Gr. 4-7

Books included:critical
Smallest Girl in the smallest Grade
The Invisible Boy
A Different Pond
The owl and the lemming
Step Forward with Problem Solving
IF…
Peter and the Wolf
ZOOM

Critical thinking involves making judgements based on reasoning: students consider options; analyze these using specific criteria; and draw conclusions and make judgments. Critical thinking competency encompasses a set of abilities that students use to examine their own thinking, and that of others, about information that they receive through observation, experience, and various forms of communication.

  1. Honesty and telling the truth Gr. K-2

Books included:honest
Flo the Lyin’ fly
Be honest and tell the truth
Nobody’s perfect
Howard B. Wigglebottom and the monkey on his back : a tale about telling the truth
The Merchant and the Thief

This kit supports the core competency of personal awareness and responsibility. Personal awareness and responsibility includes the skills, strategies, and dispositions that help students to stay healthy and active, set goals, monitor progress, regulate emotions, respect their own rights and the rights of others, manage stress, and persevere in difficult situations. Students who demonstrate personal awareness and responsibility demonstrate self-respect and express a sense of personal well-being.

All of these book packs are available to book in L4U.

They can be found in the Topic Search: Topic Search: 001 Curriculum Resources as well as under each grade icon.pic2

Grades

You can also search by typing in “core competencies” then click the series icon

subject search

– Send Them on Learning Missions


See on Scoop.it21 century education

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies ‘s insight:

Some great teaching tips in this slide share on using technology to engage students in and out of the classroom!

See on www.techlearning.com

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Is the “School in the Cloud” the Future of Learning? MindShift


See on Scoop.it21 century education

Schools, the way they’re currently constructed, are not needed anymore, says educational researcher Sugatra Mitra, founder of Hole in the Wall project in India

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies‘s insight:

Sugatra Mitra shares on his initial discoveries about technology without structured schooling, but also about sharing in the cloud.  Will knowing become obsolete?  What I liked most about this video, is the most important aspect of schooling; teacher encouragement.    Shifting from threat to pleasure is indeed the best part about learning!  Granny cloud in homeschooling, ha!   Letting learning happen is what it is all about. Can we stand back and admire the answer?

See on blogs.kqed.org

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