A Complete, Brain-Based Social Emotional Learning Program
ZainyTime is a fully equipped Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Program that aligns with the CASEL framework on Social Emotional competencies.
There are 6 units in the core program, each with 5 lessons each (See table below)
Each of the lessons in the core program include lesson plans, lesson overviews, key vocabulary, connection activities, videos, and application activities to enhance learning.
Additionally, new content and videos are added on a monthly basis on a variety of topics, current events, and other brain-related topics.
Unit 1: Brain Basics
Lesson 1:1 - I Am My Brain
Lesson 1:2 - My Brain is Amazing
Lesson 1:3 - My Brain is Soft
Lesson 1:4 - I Can Help My Brain
Lesson 1:5 - I Can Love My Brain
Unit 2: The Boss Brain (PFC)
Lesson 2:1 - The Boss Brain
Lesson 2:2 - When My Boss Works
Lesson 2:3 - When My Boss Has
Lesson 2:4 - Helping My Boss Brain
Lesson 2:5 - Boss Brain Exercise
Unit 3: Mindfulness
Lesson 3:1 - I Have Feelings
Lesson 3:2 - I Can Share My
Lesson 3:3 - I Can Check In With
Lesson 3:4 - I Can Check In With
Lesson 3:5 - I Can Practice
Unit 4: ANTs
(Automatic Negative Thoughts)
Lesson 4:1 - My Thoughts are
Lesson 4:2 - My Thoughts are
Lesson 4:3 - We All Have ANTs
Lesson 4:4 - "Just the Bad" ANT
Lesson 4:5 - "Blame" ANT
Unit 5: Kindness
Lesson 5:1 - Others Have Feelings
Lesson 5:2 - We All Have Strengths
Lesson 5:3 - We All Have Struggles
Lesson 5:4 - We Can Work Together
Lesson 5:5 - We Can Be Kind To
Unit 6: Supercharging
Lesson 6:1 - I Will Love My Brain
Lesson 6:2 - I Will Love My Boss
Lesson 6:3 - I Will Be Mindful
Lesson 6:4 - I Will Love My
Lesson 6:5 - I Will Show Kindness
About the Developers
Dr. Jesse Payne, Ed.D., MA
Dr. Payne is the founder of Brain25, a brain-based organization dedicated to changing the lives of young people, one brain at a time. He is a licensed teacher, licensed administrator, public speaker, researcher, university professor, and author of several books and programs about the developing brain.
Dr. Payne currently works full-time as a K-8 Principal in a public charter school with a focus on International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum and Brain-Based Education.
Dr. Daniel Amen, MD
Dr. Amen is a double-board certified child and adult psychiatrist, brain imaging specialist, and the medical director of Amen Clinics. As a 12x New York Times Bestselling author, Dr. Amen has pioneered the use of brain imaging in clinical psychiatric practice. His medical team has the largest functional brain images database with over 62,000 SPET scans.