COOL TO BE ME Educator’s manual (Printed book)
The COOL TO BE ME programme explores the crucial developmental challenge of this age group: identity. Understanding and accepting one’s identity is essential for the healthy development of resilient self-esteem, self-worth and the fostering of mutual respect within the peer group that encourages good decision making skills and positive attitudes.
12 x 1 hour lesson plans that can be broken down into 24 x 30 minute teaching cycles; teaching resources including classroom accessories freely accessible from the E-Classroom website.
Can be used as content for the following CAPS Gr 6 Life Skills topics: Development of self: Positive self-esteem; Abilities, interests and potential; Peer pressure. Social responsibility: Caring for others, Gender stereotyping.
Taught in conjunction with the COOL TO BE ME journal, which is the learner resource for this programme.