Thinking with Your Eyes
#2 in Our Series of 10 Core Concepts
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Join Us on a Learning Journey: 10 Concepts in 10 Months
Join us on a learning journey through the entire school year! Each month for the next 10 months our experts are sharing best practices for teaching one of our 10 core Social Thinking concepts—which build on each other and foster the development of social competencies. The concepts are taught from the perspective of Social Thinking’s Social Competency Model, to help refine students’ social attention, interpretation, problem solving, and responses within social contexts. We also share the Social Thinking products our clinicians use to extend the teaching of these concepts with different age groups.
Whether you’re new to Social Thinking or have used the methodology for years, this series gives you a framework to dive deep into a foundational social concept each month—which we find greatly benefits even the smartest students. While Social Thinking offers a myriad of treatment frameworks and strategies, these 10 foundational concepts are a great place to anchor and expand your students’ social-emotional learning at school, home, and in the community. This information can also help typically developing students who struggle to put down their devices and socially relate!
About This Webinar: Thinking with Your Eyes
Join us and explore the second in our series of 10 sequential concepts, thinking with your eyes! (Please allow your students to spend time with the first concept thoughts and feelings before moving on to this second concept.) In the second webinar, Social Thinking founder Michelle Garcia Winner provides examples of how to teach thinking with your eyes across age groups, all the way into adulthood, and shares which Social Thinking products offer lessons and activities to expand your teaching of this concept. She also explores how digital devices may stifle the development of social competencies and how to motivate students to use their social attention when in the presence of others.
After watching this webinar, infuse your teaching with the concept of thinking with your eyes over the next month to help your students understand it deeply and meaningfully (avoid memorization). Tune in to the third webinar to learn how to build on this concept with best practices for teaching how to read the group plan!
Save the Dates of All 10 Free Webinars:
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- Aug 29: Thoughts and feelings
- Sept 18: Thinking with your eyes
- Oct 10: Read the group plan
- Nov 12: Is your body in the group?
- Dec 11: Whole body listening
- Jan 16: Hidden expectations: expected and unexpected behaviors
- Feb 7: Flexible and stuck thinking
- March 13: Smart guess
- April 10: Size of the problem
- May 7: Shared imagination
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