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Social - Emotional Learning



SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING PLAN


The school counselor, in conjunction with the homeroom teacher, will meet with each class once a week to check-in on the students’ well-being and discuss topics of interest.  The school counselor will continue with individual counseling sessions during this period of time. 


The school has adopted Overcoming Obstacles, a social-emotional learning program, which will continue during distance learning. This is a life-skills curriculum that focuses on the three fundamental skills of communication, decision making, and goal setting. Students will learn valuable skills and discover how they are relevant to their daily lives.


The following topics are covered in grades K - 2:

  • listening
  • fairness
  • coping skills
  • self-control
  • cooperation
  • resolving conflicts
  • respect
  • integrity
  • having a positive attitude
  • being responsible
  • becoming a good friend

The following topics are covered in grades 3 - 5:

  • being responsible
  • empathy
  • coping skills
  • respect
  • integrity
  • cooperation & teamwork
  • resolving conflicts
  • handling peer pressure
  • becoming a good friend
  • good citizenship

The following topics are covered in grades 6 - 8:

  • working in teams
  • confidence building
  • communication
  • decision making
  • goal setting
  • managing personal resources
  • studying effectively
  • problem-solving
  • resolving conflicts
  • looking to the future