Social Narrative & Visual Supports for How Does Your Engine Run Using Zones of Regulation-Resource uses the analogy of a car engine to teach self-regulation skills. Social story helps students understand that emotions & states of arousal are similar to engine levels that describe how one feels.
How does my engine run book?
How Does Your Engine Run? A Leader’s Guide to the Alert Program for Self-Regulation draws from Mary Sue Williams and Sherry Shellenberger’s years of experience working in the schools and therapy clinics. This practical book explains the Alert Program in its entirety.
How does your engine run self-regulation?
By using the engine analogy to teach self–regulation (changing how alert we feel), we are helping children learn what to do if they are in a non-optimal state of alertness. We teach children that there are five ways to change how alert we feel: put something in the mouth, move, touch, look, or listen.
How are zones of regulation used in the classroom?
Here are 15 engaging activities to support the Zones of Regulation in your classroom or at home with online learners.
- Identify feelings by giving them a color.
- Play a round of Emotions Match-Up.
- Play Behavior Bingo.
- Play the Emotions Sorting Game.
- Practice impulse control with this version of CandyLand.
- Make spinners.
What are the 4 zones?
The Four Zones Model includes the productivity zone, the performance zone, the incubation zone, and the transformation zone.
What age is zones of regulation for?
The Zones lessons are designed to be used with students as young as preschool age (around four years old) if cognitively they are at or above average intellect, elementary students, secondary students, and adults.
What zone of regulation is scared?
The Yellow Zone: Silly, wiggly, excited, anxious, nervous, or frustrated. Some loss of self-control may be present. The Red Zone: Angry, scared, yelling/hitting, out of control behavior.