The WITS LEADS Program provides strategies and resources that are developmentally appropriate for older elementary aged students so that they can become WITS LEADerS. Like the WITS Program, WITS LEADS is a literature based program with over 30 dynamic activities that may be integrated throughout a variety of subject areas.
The WITS LEADS Program teaches five problem-solving strategies to help children deal with conflict and keep safe: Look and listen, Explore points of view, Act, Did it work? and Seek help. Click on the links below to find the resources to you need to get started with WITS LEADS!
WITS LEADS Training Program – This program consists of five sessions that teach children problem solving strategies in order to become WITS Leaders. The sessions integrate WITS LEADS Lesson Plans and include classroom activities as well as important information and definitions for teachers.
Book List & Lesson Plans – Lesson plans based on popular children’s books integrate easily into a variety of subject areas, helping educators meet provincial/territorial curricular requirements while supporting the WITS LEADS message. Lesson plans can be used independently and in any order.