To achieve academic and social success, our students learn and practice these social and emotional skills.
C – Cooperation:
- I bring positive energy and a gentle demeanor to school.
- I share my time, attention and my things.
- I look for ways to encourage others and give friendly reminders.
- I transition and get ready quickly so as not to keep others waiting.
- I am an individual who knows how to be part of a group.
- I include others, and make space for them to join the group.
- I am focused and committed to the goals of the school and my own.
- I show an understanding of the mission of the school and live it every day in my behaviors and attitudes.
- I don’t always have to be right.
- I am flexible and helpful as a contributing member of the group.
A – Assertion:
- I use an appropriate voice and communicate my needs.
- I am willing to explore and problem solve as a learner.
- I share my ideas and opinions.
- I make eye contact when speaking to others.
- When I am the speaker I use a voice that others can hear.
- I ask questions when I do not understand.
- I show ownership and pride in my appearance and language use.
- I am honest, candid, forthright and proactive in my communications with others.
- I show confidence in my strengths and gifts.
R – Respect & Responsibility:
- I listen to others and understand and appreciate different viewpoints than my own.
- I make an effort to remember and call people by name.
- I make eye contact while speaking to someone.
- I say “please” and “thank you”.
- I recognize the effort and work of others.
- I accept other people personalities, style and preferences and are non judgmental.
E – Empathy:
- I listen with my eyes, ears, and body language.
- I accept others as individuals and do not judge their behaviors
- Rather than give advice I share a similar experience of my own to help a friend make good decisions in a challenging situation.
- I can put myself in someone else’s shoes.
S – Self Control:
- I remain calm and use a quiet voice in a group setting even though I am very excited on the inside.
- I wait my turn to speak in a group discussion and give others equal opportunity to share.
- I raise my hand in class at an appropriate pause not while someone is speaking
- I save my questions until the speaker is finished talking and do not interrupt.
- I walk silently in school so as not to disrupt the learning of others. I wait my turn for all things and often let others go before me.
- I use an appropriate voice level.
- I have self control of my body and mouth.