How and when to use Ask Ed

"We can't solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them."Albert Einstein

Ask Ed has been designed to help children change their thinking when managing a problem. The Ask Ed process teaches them how to put problems in perspective and equips them with the ability to cope when life throws up a problem that’s a little tricker. Read on to learn how to introduce Ask Ed to your students and visit the Teaching Resources to find goodies that will help.

Explain

Introduce Ask Ed to the students by explaining the purpose of the program, i.e. to guide you through problems.

Engage

Use the Catastrophe Scale to rate the problem and then take some time to think of ideas that may help deal with the problem.

Enable

Aim to make something great happen that helps the student feel better and 'move on' in a positive way.

Explain

Introduce Ask Ed to the students by explaining the purpose of the program, i.e. to guide you through problems.

Engage

Use the Catastrophe Scale to rate the problem and then take some time to think of ideas that may help deal with the problem.

Enable

Aim to make something great happen that helps the student feel better and then 'move on' in a positive way.