Teaching Materials & Strategies

Much of Harmony’s success can be attributed to its fun, engaging materials, designed to keep children enthusiastically participating and learning. Teachers have reported that students can’t get enough of the storybooks—particularly with Z, an adorable alien in need of some friendly guidance.

Teacher Toolkit

Teachers are provided with a toolkit, equipped with the necessary items for successfully integrating Harmony into the classroom, which includes:

Meet Up

Meet Up helps build strong classroom communities where all students feel connected, comfortable, and ready to learn. During Meet Up, students and teachers meet in a circle to greet one another, share ideas and experiences, monitor classroom Harmony goals, solve problems and participate in team-building activities using Harmony Quick Connection Cards. Meet up is also an excellent precursor to restorative practices.

Meet Up helps students:

Buddy Up

Buddy Up is designed to intentionally create opportunities for students to get to know one another, form connections, communicate, cooperate and learn together. Students are paired with a different pair each week. Buddies engaged with one another in quick and enjoyable activities.

Buddy Up gives students opportunities to:

Watch the video below to get started with Meet Up and Buddy Up in your classroom.