Educator Toolkit

We've got everything educators need to bring the magic of Reflect to students and share it with peers!

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Easily share Reflect with your colleagues using this presentation, which covers everything teacher need to know to get started.
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Not sure how to start? This short video guides you on how to build a practice of reflection and cultivate connections in your classroom with Reflect.
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Discover strategies and tools from Pam Allyn & Dr. Ernest Morrell on embedding Reflect in your classroom routines to improve school connectedness.
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Learn how to leverage Reflect to support students in building self-awareness, empathy, and cultivating a growth mindset.
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How do you reflect with different age groups? Whether you're in kindergarten or college, Reflect is your go-to tool for any academic setting.
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Learn how to adopt Reflect without student devices and build an Emotion Board to make space for feelings in your classroom - literally!
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The Reflective teachers

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We are inspired by how Reflect makes a positive impact on learners' wellbeing of all ages.
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How to Reflect?

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Discover Reflect with the eTwinz - Alberto & Mario, twin brothers who have a vision of transforming education with cutting-edge approaches and technology. Join them in short videos to learn how to get started, embed Reflect into your lesson plans, support your students' well-being, and become a truly Reflective teacher.
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What does "social and emotional learning" really mean, and how can Reflect help you bring it to your classroom? Whether you are new to SEL or seeking ideas on how to implement it in your classroom, watch this SEL 101 clip.
SEL 101
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Making SEL a part of your classroom doesn’t have to be a challenge or time-consuming. Watch this clip to discover how Reflect can seamlessly incorporate SEL right into what you and your students are already doing.
Daily routine
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Healthy relationships and social interactions play an important role in students' learning and development. How can you help your students build them? Watch this clip to get useful ideas.
Social dynamics
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Do you have students who struggle with emotional expression? In this clip, you will discover some ideas on how to support them using Reflect.
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Did you know that implementing SEL in class can elevate academic achievement, both instantly and over time? Watch this clip and discover how Reflect supports student learning.
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Setting the scene

Introduce Reflect to the class
Identifying feelings
Get to know comfortable emotions
Validate uncomfortable emotions
Build classroom community
Practicing empathy
Communicating feelings
Make space to move
Managing stress
Reflect before you act
All emotions are valid
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Introduce Reflect to the class
When establishing your class check-in routine, make sure your students understand the expectations and how sharing emotions can support them in their learning.
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Identifying feelings
Knowing how you feel isn't always easy, but it's an important skill to develop for communicating and collaborating effectively. In addition to using Reflect check-ins, try modeling your thoughts aloud for your students. For example, “I’m not feeling as patient as usual today, I wonder if it’s because I didn’t sleep well or because I’m feeling overwhelmed.”
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Get to know comfortable emotions
When we recognize and sit with a comfortable emotion, it's easier to identify how it contributes to our wellness. With this awareness, we can actively work to create these conditions for ourselves.
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Validate uncomfortable emotions
All emotions are valid. Honestly assessing how we feel and communicating our needs is a skill that takes practice. By providing a space for students to share emotions, you can help destigmatize talking about and addressing uncomfortable feelings.
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Build classroom community
Help students understand that everyone has comfortable and uncomfortable emotions, but every student's reasons for those emotions may be different. Communicating clearly and respecting one another's unique needs builds a strong class community.
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Practicing empathy
Empathy is the ability to perceive, understand, and care about the experiences or perspectives of others. Help students practice perspective taking with the question, “How do you think your classmates are feeling right now?”
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Communicating feelings
When people don't have the skills to communicate their emotional needs, their feelings can show up in behaviors that are hard to understand. Helping students build the vocabulary and confidence to share their feelings can improve classroom behavior.
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Make space to move
Sometimes we need to work through our emotions physically. Encourage students to take breaks to stretch, dance, or take a walk. Taking a moment to connect our body and mind can help us to see things more clearly.
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Managing stress
Like all skills, noticing stress and using strategies to relieve it takes practice. Help students connect the feelings they identify to management strategies. For stress we recommend strategies like breathing, taking a break, or even dancing!
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Reflect before you act
When feelings are very strong, we often want to act immediately! With practice reflecting, students have a stronger ability to make thoughtful decisions.
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All emotions are valid
Model talking openly with your students about emotions - your students look to you, and your willingness to demonstrate that the classroom is a safe place to communicate honestly is vital.

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Recommended by teachers, loved by students. Teachers, families, and kids are the heart of Reflect. Listen to Tyler, a 6th-grade student from Ashford, UK, as he shares a snippet of the smiles we see every single day.
Discover how Tyler and his friends feel about Reflect and get valuable tips for making the most of the Reflect experience.
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Learn how Reflect offers Tyler valuable insights into emotions and supports his learning journey.
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Take a glimpse into Tyler's world as he shares his favorites from Reflect and opens up about what he thinks of the Feelings Monster.
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