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Tuesday
20th August 2019.

bugThe online resources for What's the Buzz? Primary Students 2019 revised edition is now available for members.


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Archie's BIG BOOK of Friendship Adventures is now available online. You will find it under Online resoures once you have logged in. You can preview the first three chapters by clicking here.

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Preview of Online RESOURCES
What's the Buzz?
Primary Students - revised

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What's the Buzz?
a social skills enrichment programme for primary students (revised edition, 2019)

This page has been built to preview the resources available online. There are 62 individual resources and they are accessible to our online subscribers.

These range from introductory letters and consents, role-play cards, pre and post Archie images for each story (with the option of the authors reading the stories to your students), group values posters, thumbs up cards, achievement and graduation certificates, activity sheets, questionnaires, quizzes, pre and post social functioning surveys, the data tracking facility and 'After the Buzz, social thinking ideas for parents and caregivers'.

The Online RESOURCES provide direct and convenient access which makes the delivery of the program easier and more engaging. If you wish to secure online access to these resources, click here to register.

Introduction

01 Introductory letter and consent for parents and caregivers
02 Group Values
03 Thumbs up - feedback cards
04 Group values - feedback cards
05 TEACHER: PRE-GROUP social functioning survey
06 PARENT: PRE-GROUP social functioning survey
07 STUDENT: PRE-GROUP social functioning survey

Lesson 1; Meeting people and exiting

08 Archie's story; "Slow down, Archie!" - first image
09 Archie's story; "Slow down, Archie!" - second image

Lesson 2; Seeking attention

10 Archie's story; "What's with Joanna?" - first image
11 Archie's story; "What's with Joanna?" - second image
12 Role-play cards - 'Seeking attention'

Lesson 3; Peer pressure; when to follow and when to go your own way

13 Archie's story; "We thought you were better than this" - first image
14 Archie's story; "We thought you were better than this" - second image
15 Role-play cards - 'Peer pressure; when to follow and when to go your own way'
16 Cards for - Game, Feeling on the outer

Lesson 4; Being Friendly

17 Archie's story; "We owe it to Kelvin and us to look for a friendlier Club" - first image
18 Archie's story; "We owe it to Kelvin and us to look for a friendlier Club" - second image
19 Role-play cards - 'Being Friendly'

Lesson 5; Competition; winning and losing with style

20 Archie's story; "Archie! You need to get back here and be a good sport" - first image
21 Archie's story; "Archie! You need to get back here and be a good sport" - second image

Lesson 6; Feelings; yours, mine and everyone's

22 Name the emojis or 'Feelings faces'
23 Archie's story; "Don't tell me how to feel" - first image in lesson
24 Archie's story; "Don't tell me how to feel" - second image in lesson
25 Group activity - 'Feelings; identifying them'

Lesson 7; Feelings and the warning signs

26 Archie's story; "What does he mean by get your mind right?" - first image
27 Archie's story; "What does he mean by get your mind right?" - second image
28 Where do your warning signs live?
29 Concentration cards

Lesson 8; Feelings and thinking positively

30 Archie's story; "My brave friend, hey?" - first image
31 Archie's story; "My brave friend, hey?" - second image
32 BATTLE LINES thought cards - 'Feelings and thinking positively'
33 Interim Graduation Certificate

Lesson 9; Feelings and Wellbeing

34 Archie's story; "... being in a mindful moment" - first image
35 Archie's story; "... being in a mindful moment" - second image
36 Activity sheet - 'My mindfulness moments'

Lesson 10; Empathy

37 Archie's story; "Did you think about us?" - first image
38 Archie's story; "Did you think about us?" - second image
39 Role-play cards; 'Empathy'

Lesson 11; Anxiety - let's name feelings and work with them

40 Archie's story; "... behind every smiling selfie could be someone with anxiety" - first image
41 Archie's story; "... behind every smiling selfie could be someone with anxiety" - second image
42 Feelings ladder activity worksheets - part 1 and 2

Lesson 12: Handling Disappointment

43 Archie's story; "Do you know we're going to Italy for Christmas?" - first image
44 Archie's story; "Do you know we're going to Italy for Christmas?" - second image
45 Disappointment; my catastrophe scale
46 Activity sheet for game, Half-full or half-empty vocabulary

Lesson 13: Bullying and bullying-styled behaviours; dealing with them

47 Archie's story; "Raif! I've been looking for you!" - first image
48 Archie's story; "Raif! I've been looking for you!" - second image
49 Role-play cards - 'Bullying and bullying-styled behaviours; having to deal with them'

Lesson 14; The connecting ART of conversation

50 Archie's story; "You used a trick, didn't you?" - first image
51 Archie's story; "You used a trick, didn't you?" - second image
52 'Conversation connectors, comments and questions'
53 Role-play cards - 'The connecting ART of conversation'

Lesson 15: Self-awareness: building emotional intelligence and identity

54 Archie's story; "It takes courage to look inside ourselves" - first image
55 Archie's story; "It takes courage to look inside ourselves" - second image
56 Activity sheet; 'Which animal shares your character strengths, and what are they?'
57 TEACHER: POST-GROUP social functioning survey
58 PARENT: POST-GROUP social functioning survey
59 STUDENT: POST-GROUP social functioning survey

Lesson 16: The value of giving encouraging feedback

60 Archie's story; "I must get better at catching your good and say something about it" - first image
61 Archie's story; "I must get better at catching your good and say something about it" - second image
62 Certificate of Graduation