Bounce Back! Years F-2 with eBook, 3rd Edition

  • Helen McGrath, Toni Noble
  • Pearson
  • 16/11/2017
  • ISBN: 9781488618741

RRP: $123.95 (Inc. GST)

Description

Bounce Back! is a whole school program from Foundation to Year 6 which provides students the skills to ‘bounce back’ when they experience sadness, difficulties, frustrations and challenging times. This completely updated and revised program contains an updated Handbook exploring the most recent evidence-based research that underpins Bounce Back! plus ten substantially revised Curriculum Units, all with updated topics, teaching strategies and resources.

This completely updated and revised program contains an updated Handbook exploring the most recent evidence-based research that underpins Bounce Back! plus ten substantially revised Curriculum Units, all with updated topics, teaching strategies and resources:

  • Core values
  • Social values – all new
  • People bouncing back
  • Courage
  • Looking on the bright side
  • Emotions
  • Relationships
  • Humour
  • Being safe
  • Success

Each curriculum unit uses children’s literature, thinking tools and cooperative learning strategies plus a variety of cross-curricular classroom activities to help students:

  • develop positive and pro-social values, including those related to ethical and intercultural understanding
  • develop self-awareness, social awareness and social skills
  • develop self-management strategies for coping and bouncing back
  • find courage in everyday life as well as in difficult circumstances
  • think optimistically and look on the bright side
  • boost positive emotions and manage negative emotions
  • develop skills for countering bullying
  • use humour as a coping tool
  • develop strengths, skills and attitudes for being successful.

Also new to this edition:

  • increased support for teacher wellbeing and embedding practices
  • stronger Positive Education, CASEL and Australian Curriculum linkages
  • more suggestions for differentiation and program implementation.
  • Reader+ the next generation eBook includes these digital resources:
    • an additional Science curriculum unit
    • new Australian, NSW and Victorian curriculum correlation charts
    • interactive tools, games and activities
    • Blackline Masters
    • tools for measuring wellbeing and resilience
    • revised resources lists
    • key information for families.

Sample Pages

Bounce Back! Years F-2

Table of contents (670 Kb)
Sample pages (449 Kb)
Handbook (168 Kb)


Table of Contents
Bounce Back! Years F-2

About Bounce Back!
How to use Bounce Back!
Chapter 1 What is the Bounce Back! program?
Chapter 2 The Bounce Back! curriculum
Chapter 3 Wellbeing and resilience
Chapter 4 Social, emotional and coping skills for wellbeing and resilience
Chapter 5 Teaching the BOUNCE BACK! acronym
Chapter 6 Implementation and maintenance of Bounce Back!
Teaching strategies and resources
Unit 1 Core values
Unit 2 Social values
Unit 3 People bouncing back
Unit 4 Courage
Unit 5 Looking on the bright side
Unit 6 Emotions
Unit 7 Relationships
Unit 8 Humour
Unit 9 Being safe
Unit 10 Success (STAR)


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About the Authors

Dr Helen McGrath is an Adjunct Professor in School of Education, Deakin University and the School of Education, RMIT University. She is also a counselling psychologist in private practice, a member of the National Centre Against Bullying and was the lead developer of the eSmart Cybersafety Framework and Investigator on the Australian Government’s Scoping Study on Approaches to Student Wellbeing.

Toni Noble is an Adjunct Professor for Positive Psychology and Education at the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and lead investigator on Australian Government’s Scoping Study on Approaches to Student Wellbeing.

Both are authors of numerous academic papers, chapters and books for teachers, health professionals and the general community and were co-developers of the National Safe Schools Framework (2011) and the Safe Schools Hub (now Student Wellbeing Hub. They are authors/co-authors of the following teacher resource books: Friendly Kids, Friendly Classrooms; Different Kids, Same Classrooms; Eight Ways At Once Book 1 & 2; HITS & HOTS – Thinking + Teaching + Social Skills; Bullying Solutions and The PROSPER School Pathways for Student Wellbeing – Policy & Practices. They are also popular speakers and workshop presenters.

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