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Bring Brain Science into Schools!

  • No prior knowledge needed

  • Full, comprehensive SEL Program

  • Aligned with CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) Core Competencies

  • Includes lesson plans, lesson videos, discussion questions, and lesson activities

  • All lessons are flexible and can adapt to any educator's needs

  • Access to monthly professional development with course creators

  • New content released monthly

  • Less than $8.50 per month for one classroom and $25 per month for an entire school

Importance of SEL

According to Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), the integration of SEL that address core competencies in Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills, and Responsible Decision Making are critical to student success and have the following advantages:

  • Increase in student academic performance by 11 percentage points

  • Improvement in classroom behavior

  • Increased ability to manage stress and depression

  • Better attitudes about themselves, others, and school

  • Positive correlation between strong emotional assets and higher levels of well-being up to 18 years later

  • Average return on investment of 11 to 1 for evidence-based programs

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Current Trends in Children's Mental Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and​ the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM):

  • 1 in 6 children aged 2-8 years (17.4%) have a diagnosed mental, behavioral, or developmental disorder

  • Among children living below the Federal Poverty Level, more than 1 in 5 (22%) have a mental, behavioral, or developmental disorder

  • The pandemic has created a perfect storm of stressors for children

  • Mental health related visits to healthcare professionals have increased significantly since the start of the pandemic

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Benefits of ZainyTime

ZainyTime aligns with all CASEL Core Competencies and recognizes the current trends in mental health.  Using research-based best practices and a comprehensive approach to teaching, ZainyTime seeks to address SEL needs in each of the 30 lessons across all 6 units.

  • Curriculum interface is intuitive and easy to understand

  • All resources are downloadable, printable, and videos are streamed from the course site

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  • Program focuses on helping 4-7 years understand:

    • Brain Basics, including how to protect, hydrate, and nourish the brain for optimum performance​

    • The Boss Brain (Prefrontal Cortex), including how to exercise this part of the brain and what to do when it isn't working properly

    • Mindfulness, including the importance of understanding our individual feelings, how to check-in with our feelings, how to check-in with our breathing, and how to practice mindfulness

    • Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTs), including the understanding that our thoughts are powerful, automatic, and how to combat them when they lie to us

    • Kindness as the precursor to empathy, including the recognition that we each have strengths and struggles, and that we work best when we combine all of our strengths together as a team

    • Supercharging the Brain, including a review of all lessons and units to remind students how to love their brain, be mindful, be kind, and correct automatic negative thoughts

Sample Lesson
Lesson 6:4 - I Will Love My Thinking

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