The Group Plan
#3 in Our Series of 10 Core Concepts
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The Group Plan
Teachers depend on students figuring out how to read the group plan for a classroom to run effectively; peers depend on peers reading the group plan to hang out, play a game, or engage in project-based learning. Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Social Thinking, explores why this concept is essential to social interactions across ages and cultures, how to teach it to students, and what resources can help. The group plan is to be taught after your students understand and are using the first two concepts discussed in the webinars thoughts and feelings and thinking with your eyes.
After watching this webinar on the group plan, infuse your teaching with the concept over the next month to help your students understand it deeply and meaningfully (avoid memorization). Then, tune in to the next webinar to learn how to build on this concept with best practices for teaching the concept body in the group!
The 10 Concepts Webinar Series
This webinar is part of a series that shares best practices for teaching 10 core Social Thinking concepts over 10 months. Strengthen your students’ social-emotional learning by infusing your teaching with an additional concept each month over the course of the school year. We recommend learning about (and teaching) the concepts in order as they build on one another! If a date below has already passed, the webinar recording is available here for you to watch!
- Aug. 29, 2018: Thoughts & Feelings
- Sept. 18, 2018: Thinking with Your Eyes
- Oct. 10, 2018: The Group Plan
- Nov. 12, 2018: Is Your Body in the Group?
- Dec. 11, 2018: Whole Body Listening
- Jan. 23, 2019: Expected & Unexpected Behavior
- Feb. 7, 2019: Smart Guess
- Mar. 13, 2019: Flexible & Stuck Thinking
- Apr. 10, 2019: Size of the Problem
- May 7, 2019: Sharing an Imagination
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