Best Friend Books

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Social Emotional Themed Books, Videos, Songs and Teaching Resources to Help Create Peaceful, Happy Classrooms!
 
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By Best Friend Books
Best Friend Books first and best selling title! This is a book that is cherished and used by parents, teachers, occupational therapists, and mental health professionals to help children, students and clients develop critical emotional self
Subjects:
Specialty, School Counseling, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
2
Digital Download PDF (1.53 MB)
By Best Friend Books
This program helps teach and support executive function skills like focusing attention, shifting attention, controlling impulses, work pacing, breaking large tasks into smaller ones, and many more!
Subjects:
Character Education, For All Subjects, Classroom Community
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Mini-Course, Printables
$15.00
Digital Download PDF (5.70 MB)
By Best Friend Books
Our ever popular book about the power of understanding that we are all at least as much alike as we are different and unique, now available in digital format! A great discussion starter for the beginning of the school year, when a new student
Subjects:
School Counseling, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
1
Digital Download PDF (2.18 MB)
By Best Friend Books
This digital version of our popular mindfulness book provides 14 poems on topics that can cause anxiety or that can commonly interfere with our inner peace, with a mindfulness mantra for each. Included in the introduction is a brief explanation of
Subjects:
Classroom Management, School Counseling, Classroom Community
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
1
Digital Download PDF (1.02 MB)
By Best Friend Books
PDF version of Best Friend Books title, "Float on By". Great for reading via phone, tablet or shared reading on the classroom interactive white board! This much loved book is a great guided meditation/visualization tool to help your students (and
Subjects:
School Counseling, Poetry, Classroom Community
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Guided Reading Books
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (1.07 MB)
By Best Friend Books
Issue 3 of our monthly newsletter from Enzo the Puppy focuses on the skill of inviting someone to play rather than seeking attention through less positive actions. Includes letter from Enzo, letter form to write back, crossword puzzle and wordsearch
Subjects:
Specialty, Other (ELA), Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Independent Work Packet
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (1.84 MB)
By Best Friend Books
We have all been the "new kid" at some point in our lives! This digital version of our popular book is a great way to set a positive tone of friendship, acceptance and inclusivity in your school or classroom! Silly, fun and engaging, this book is
Subjects:
Classroom Community, Back to School, School Counseling
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (1.58 MB)
By Best Friend Books
Our second issue of our "Letters from Enzo" social emotional newsletter focuses on the frustration and anxiety that can accompany trying something difficult or new. Enzo encourages readers to focus on one step at a time and ask for help from an
Subjects:
Other (ELA)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Independent Work Packet
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (1.06 MB)
By Best Friend Books
One of the most critical social emotional skills young children can develop is being able to know when and who to ask for help. Our adorable otter helps youngsters understand that EVERYONE needs help sometimes and everyone can also help OTHERS. A
Subjects:
School Counseling, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (0.93 MB)
By Best Friend Books
This is a digital version of one title in our very popular 6-book Toddler/Preschool "Little Buddies" Body Parts series, which aims to explore the basics of self awareness and also develop a curiosity about our main body parts! Fun and entertaining
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (0.66 MB)
By Best Friend Books
One of our most beautiful books, this digital version provides readers a glimpse into some of the most amazing endangered species on our planet and encourages us not to take for granted that they will still be here for us to marvel at unless we pay
Subjects:
Other (Science), Other (Social Studies - History), Literature
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (0.88 MB)
By Best Friend Books
Kids love our sloth character, who opens up a discussion about emotional vocabulary and how we can use our words to describe our feelings. Equal parts self awareness and self management, this digital version of our popular book is a great tool for
Subjects:
Classroom Management, School Counseling, Classroom Community
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (0.89 MB)
By Best Friend Books
It is often said that anxiety stems from worrying about the future, and sadness stems from swelling in the past, but happiness and peace come from living in the present moment. This digital version of our popular book is a great discussion starter
Subjects:
Classroom Management, School Counseling, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (1.44 MB)
By Best Friend Books
This digital version of the book about developing a growth mindset is ideal for reading on phone or tablet, or for group sharing on your classroom interactive whiteboard! Video version also available on our TPT store, or softcover book is available
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Character Education, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (1.04 MB)
By Best Friend Books
This is a digital version of one title in our very popular 6-book Toddler/Preschool "Little Buddies" Body Parts series, which aims to explore the basics of self awareness and also develop a curiosity about our main body parts! Fun and entertaining
Subjects:
Science, Health
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (0.73 MB)
By Best Friend Books
This is a digital version of one title in our very popular 6-book Toddler/Preschool "Little Buddies" Body Parts series, which aims to explore the basics of self awareness and also develop a curiosity about our main body parts! Fun and entertaining
Subjects:
Science, Health
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (0.80 MB)
By Best Friend Books
This is a digital version of one title in our very popular 6-book Toddler/Preschool "Little Buddies" Body Parts series, which aims to explore the basics of self awareness and also develop a curiosity about our main body parts! Fun and entertaining
Subjects:
Science, Health
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
EBooks
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (1.48 MB)
By Best Friend Books
This is a digital version of one title in our very popular 6-book Toddler/Preschool "Little Buddies" Body Parts series, which aims to explore the basics of self awareness and also develop a curiosity about our main body parts! Fun and entertaining
Subjects:
Science, Health
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (2.12 MB)
By Best Friend Books
Author Lisa Combs provides the voiceover reading of this Best Friend Books bestseller about emotional self management, accompanied by Pam Fraizer's fun and engaging illustrations. Perfect for viewing on phone, tablet or classroom interactive white
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$3.99
Video
Duration: 07:15
By Best Friend Books
Our much loved book is now available in digital form to teach the valuable social emotional skill of relationship awareness, and how to show caring about others through your actions. A great book for February to celebrate Valentine's Day, as well
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Holidays/Seasonal, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.99
Digital Download PDF (1.03 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been an educator for over 30 years, first as an intervention specialist, then as a supervisor, director, and university instructor, and now as a consultant, instructional/behavior coach and author.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Differentiated Instruction and Emphasis on Multi-sensory and Varied Learning Modalities

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator Award

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S., Special Education, Ball State University M.A., Special Education, Ball State University Supervisor's certification, University of Dayton ABA certification, Brandman University Yoga and Meditation certification, Aura Wellness Institute

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Lisa Combs has over 30 years in public education as an intervention specialist, autism consultant, instruction/behavior consultant, and classroom coach for teachers. She is president of Combs Educational Consulting, Ltd., based in Greenville, Ohio. She spent many years as a university instructor, helping a new generation of teachers become accomplished in supporting children with special needs. She is a longtime yoga and meditation practitioner and has earned her teaching certification in both. You can learn more about Lisa at her website: http://www.lisacombsconsulting.com or by visiting Lisa's author's page on Amazon.

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