Executive Functioning Module 3: Cognitive Behavioural Strategies

Classroom Resource

Learning Level: Elementary School

Learning Level: Middle School

Learning Level: Primary School

About this Resource

These Cognitive Behavioural Strategies created by School District 71 – in Boardmaker and PDF formats – are visual tools designed to help students recognize their feelings or triggers and regulate their reactions. Evidence tells us that mindfulness strategies help us with emotional control and overall well-being. 

01. Why Am I Upset and What Will Help Example and Template  – This template can be customized based on a student’s triggers and their personal self regulation tools.  

02. 8×10 Size of Problem Template – This template helps children understand if a problem is big or little and to better manage their reactions. To teach size of the problem, refer to The Zones of Regulation curriculum, pages 122-126. 

03. Break Card Example and Template – These can help students communicate when they need a break. It can also remind them of their self-regulation strategies. 

04. All Self-Regulation Tools 2×2.

Resource Files