Resources for Fostering Belief in Self

Self-efficacy is sensing one’s ability to act effectively to meet environmental demands

Self-Efficacy Worksheets and Resources (Teachers Pay Teachers)

Growth Mindset for Students

18 Self-Esteem Worksheets and Activities for Teens and Adults (

How to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Focus on Their Strengths

How to Help Students Believe in Themselves

Why We Should Embrace Mistakes in School

Art & Science of Teaching / Teaching Self-Efficacy with Personal Projects

Giving Students a Reason to Try

The Challenge of Motivating Students

Encouraging Girls to Pursue Math and Science

Self-Efficacy Toolkit

Five Ways to Help Teens Feel Good About Themselves

Persistence is the act of enduring in the face of difficulty...for example, this happens when a student struggles with a math concept until he or she understands it

Persistence Worksheets and Resources (Teachers Pay Teachers

What do you do when your kid wants to quit

Boost motivation with a Growth Mindset (parent support information)

How Understanding of Your Brain Can Help You Learn

How to Nurture Stick-to-itiveness in Kids

How Teachers Can Help Students Who Fail in Class to Succeed at Life

A Simple Story Can Improve Students’ Grades in Science

Two Ways to Foster Grit

Teaching Young Kids Persistence

28 Ways to Build Persistent & Confident Students

The Flow Theory in the Classroom: A Primer Teacher Thought

Five Ways to Boost Student Engagement with Flow Theory

Self-awareness is defined as the recognition of one’s emotions and values and their impacts on behavior, as well as accurate self-assessment of strengths and challenges

Self-Awareness Worksheets and Resources (Teachers Pay Teachers)W

MIndfulness-Based Practices for Schools (WestEd-CDE resource)

Character Strengths for Students

Self-Compassion for Students

Purpose for Students

Mindfulness for Students

Hocus Pocus, Everybody Focus: An SEL Kernels Brain Game

How to Help Young People Transition into Adulthood

10 Tips for Building a More LGBTQ-Inclusive Classroom

How your Conversations Can Help Kids Discover their Purpose

How to Help Teens Become More Self-Compassionate

Making Friends with Myself (teen self-compassion curriculum)

Goal Setting for Students, Kids, and Teens (worksheets and templates)

How to Help Teens Become More Self-Compassionate

How SEL and Mindfulness Can Work Together

Using Brain Science to Boost Social and Emotional Skills

How to Teach Happiness at School

How Does Mindfulness Improve Self-Control?

Eight Tips for Teaching Mindfulness in High School

Self-Awareness Toolkit

Mindfulness Toolkit

Purpose Challenge Toolkit

Watch, Care, Respond


Universal, Tier 1, wellness screening informs school-site care teams about its students' mental wellness... AND... very importantly, it provides information about ALL students' life satisfaction and emotional wellbeing... which, in turn, provides guidance about needed prevention and intervention services. This section offers information for school-site care coordination teams as they care for their children.

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