Teaching Kids to Handle Disappointment

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Course Description

This course is designed to equip educators with the skills and strategies necessary to help their students cope with disappointment in the classroom. Disappointment is a common experience for students, whether it be receiving a low grade on an assignment or not being selected for a leadership role. As such, it is important for educators to help students develop the resilience necessary to navigate these experiences.

The course will also explore the use of mindfulness techniques and creative outlets as tools for coping with disappointment and will provide practical guidance on how to integrate these strategies into the classroom setting. Educators will also have the opportunity to discuss case studies and share experiences with colleagues, as well as to reflect on their own approaches to teaching resilience.

Professional Practice Goal

  1. Understand the causes and effects of disappointment on students
  2. Develop strategies for helping students cope with disappointment
  3. Integrate mindfulness and creative outlets into the classroom setting
  4. Create an action plan for implementing the strategies learned in the course.

What’s Included

  • 5 Video Lesson
  • 2 Breathwork Audio Files + Transcripts

Meet Your Coach

Jen Jim is deeply committed to making mental wellness tools accessible to everyone who needs them. She believes that while it’s never too late to learn these tools, it’s especially important to introduce them to children so that the next generation can be equipped for positive change. Her passion for this work is palpable, and she brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the field. With a Master of Science degree in Education, 18 years of experience as a mental health therapist, and a background in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology as an adjunct, Jen is a dedicated and knowledgeable advocate for mental wellness education.


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