"Learning is social and emotional. Decades of research in human development, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, and educational practice and policy have illuminated that major domains of human development—social, emotional, cognitive, linguistic, academic—are deeply intertwined in the brain and in behavior. Moreover, all are central to learning and success." (www.aspeninstitute.org/, 2018) The Story Grammar Marker® is a cognitive-linguistic-social-emotional-academic approach with the goal of giving children the ability to be successful in school and in life.
Narrative Development provides the structure needed for children to “tell their story,” self-regulate emotions, and achieve goals - paving the way for problem solving and conflict resolution - all aspects of social emotional development. “Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.” (casel.org)
Narrative Language Competence using the SGM® Approach fosters:
The materials included in this set assist teachers SLPs and specialists with help children with the Social Emotional Learning processes. It’s All About the Story and use of the Teacher Story Grammar Marker® Manipulative focuses on the components of the narrative episode. Making Connections, the SGM® Thinking Bubble and the Critical Thinking Triangle in Action Set fleshes out the elements of the Critical Thinking Triangle (kick off, feelings, mental states, plans) necessary for perspective taking, empathy building, and problem solving. Facilitating Relationships focuses on building central coherence, social problem solving, conversation initiation and repair, and social cognition. The SGM® Stickers can be used to make bookmarks for each student or for student journal entries, depending on age and ability.
The components of a narrative episode enable children to:
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Braidy the StoryBraid® empowers children with the ability to tell their stories! And, the Super Braidy® Superhero Cape provides a motivating way to develop your students’ (child’s) storytelling superpowers!
Communicative competence and confidence is essential for social-emotional learning, language processing, academic conversations, writing, argument, problem-solving, critical thinking and SO much more in school and in life.
This Super Braidy® Cape is a creative, engaging and exciting way to encourage and reward the use of Braidy® in therapy and in the classroom. This bright red and deep violet satin cape, fastened at the neck with Velcro, sports the “Super Braidy” crest across the back.
Included are 9 Lessons, a downloadable Super Braidy® Storytelling Certificate, downloadable Story Starter Cards and the lyrics to the vibrant, catchy The Braidy® Song that is available on CDBaby, GooglePlay, iTunes, or wherever you get your digital music. Empower your students with Super Braidy® Cape!
The SGM® Thinking Bubble Supplement highlights the six most common mental state (thinking) verbs: know, think, remember, realize, believe and understand. The “Bubble” is designed as a bookmark/magnet that can be affixed to the hypotenuse of the Critical Thinking Triangle® on the Teacher Story Grammar Marker® Manipulative and provide the visual, kinesthetic representation of “thinking verbs.” This way the Teacher SGM® tool will have the physical representation of the Mental States that have been present on our printed manuals and materials for many years. It comes with the SGM® Thinking Bubble Supplement which contains explanations of the 6 most commonly used Mental State (Thinking) verbs,
The supplement also explains applications to areas such as social-emotional learning, trauma-informed strategies, academic conversations, social interaction, state standard demands, Theory of Mind, sentence building and complex language processing.
Clip your SGM® Thinking Bubble to your Teacher Story Grammar Marker® today to complete your Critical Thinking Triangle®!
This group of materials includes three of our best-selling and most foundational products. At conferences and conventions, colleagues ask, “What are the basic items I need to get started with Story Grammar Marker®?” This Story Grammar Marker® Quick Start is the answer. Get started TODAY!
The Teacher Story Grammar Marker® is a 24-inch manipulative with removable patented icons. The marker is designed to assist education professionals in the instruction of narrative development to their students.
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