My Day Is Ruined!: A Story for Teaching Flexible Thinking Volume 2 (Executive Function #2) (Paperback)

Kids who have trouble adjusting to the unexpected and tend to overreact, can learn four steps for achieving flexible thinking in this story.

Braden was so excited for his upcoming championship baseball game The night before he dreams of that moment... THE moment... the oohs and ahhs of the crowd as he scores the game-winning run But imagine his surprise when he woke up to pouring rain... and NO GAME

A cancelled game, coupled with some events at school that don't go his way, send Braden on an overreaction tailspin It seems no matter how small the setback, Braden lets disappointment ruin his mood and his day. But with Mom's help and the support of a good teacher, Braden learns four steps for flexible thinking, a sure-fire way to meet tough challenges

Enjoy the second book in Bryan Smith'sExecutive Function;series with K through 5 students and watch their eyes light up as they giggle and make connections to learning how to avoid overreacting by practicing the four steps of flexible thinking. Tips for parents and educators are included at the end of the story to help children learn to manage their emotions.

The series also includes:

    • What Were You Thinking?
    • It Was Just Right Here
    • Of Course It's a Big Deal
    • Time To Get Started
    • What's The Problem
    • How Did You Miss That?
    • I'll Never Get All of That Done
    • Fix It with Focus
    • How Do I Remember All That?
Bryan Smith has worked in the education field for more than 15 years, first as an elementary school teacher then as a school counselor. He excels at teaching students life skills that will take them far and help them succeed. Bryan is a children's book author whose authored the popular Executive FUNction children's book series which won the Counselor's Choice Award. This series was reviewed by Licensed Mental Health Therapists who chose it for Recognition of Quality in the Field.
Product Details ISBN: 9781944882044
ISBN-10: 1944882049
Publisher: Boys Town Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2016
Pages: 31
Language: English
Series: Executive Function