Skills for Learning
Students gain skills to help themselves learn, including how to focus, listen, use self-talk to stay on task, and be assertive when asking for help.
Students learn to identify and understand their own and other's feelings. Students learn how to take another person's perspective and show compassion.
Students learn specific skills for calming down when experiencing strong feelings, such as anxiety or anger.
This is a very important part of developing social skills. Friendships benefit children by creating a sense of belonging and security and reducing stress.
A growth mindset is believing in the power of yourself and your brain! Students learn that with practice, they will get better at something. They also learn how to persevere.