PBSES Newsletter

September 10th, 2021

Happy Friday!

Can you believe it?! Another week finished of learning, growing and connecting in the books!

You are doing great! Please let me know if you need anything!

This Newsletter will cover:

  • Calm Corner Information
  • Briarwood Great Kids
  • Growth Mindset

For more resources please visit: https://www.pbismtssmcdonough.com/

Calm Corner

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Tier 1 Practice

One of the strategies of helping a child in an escalated state is a calming break. We have committed to having Calm Corners in each class and common area as a Tier 1 school-wide practice. Calm Corners provide a safe, predictable space to de-escalate, while remaining in the classroom. Please note the pinwheel has been removed due to Covid related safety protocols.

Click here to schedule a time for a classroom demonstration or
show the video featured in the next newsletter.

Briarwood Great Kids

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Each staff member nominates at least 4 students each month that have followed the Briarwood Way! Please focus on nominating students with a growth mindset this month!

⋆The student will receive…

  • A Certificate
  • Shout Out
  • BW Prize
  • Posted Certificate

Please have your Great Kids submissions in before Thursday at 4pm,
otherwise those names will be held until next week.

Click here to nominate your Great Kid today!

Click here to view the Great Kids Nomination Tracker!

Growth Mindset

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Book a Growth Mindset lesson with Ms. McD! Click here to book a 30 minute slot!


A) Mojo Growth Mindset Lesson (also available in recorded form)

B) Reading and lesson of The Magical Yet (for a virtual lesson click here)

Other reading options such as Interrupting Chicken are available as well!

Please indicate which book you would like me to read when you book your time slot.

The power of believing that you can improve | Carol Dweck
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