This month, our school-wide theme is emotion management. In our morning announcements and social-emotional skills lessons, we’ll be prompting students to notice their feelings by paying attention to clues in their bodies, and we’ll be reminding them to use their Second Step skills to calm down:
- Stop - Use your signal
- Name your feeling
- Calm down - Breath, Count, Use Positive Self-Talk
These skills help students calm down strong emotions when faced with learning and social challenges, which helps them succeed academically and get along well with others.
Please let me know if you’d like more suggestions about supporting skills for learning at home or visit the Second Step website.