Components of the 2nd Step Program Kindergarten - 5th Grade
Skills for Learning: Students learn to self-regulate themselves in the classroom.
Empathy: Students feel and understand what another person is feeling.
Emotional Management: Students recognize strong emotions and calm down with proactive strategies.
Problem Solving: Students solve interpersonal conflicts with peers. Students will use four Problem-Solving Steps after calming down.
Components of the 2nd Step Program - 6th Grade
Mindsets & Goals: Students learn how to develop a growth mindset and apply it to their social and academic lives. Students learn a research-based strategy for achieving goals.
Values & Friendships: Students learn how to use their values to help them make good decisions and build strong friendships.
Thoughts, Emotions, & Decisions: Students learn about the relationship between thoughts, emotions, and decisions. Students learn strategies for calming down and staying in control when experiencing strong emotions.