Explore one of the most important steps educators must take in this regard: helping students learn to build and maintain relationships through communication, empathy, and teamwork. Welcome to Social Skills. This class was created as part of a five course series entitled SEL: The Real Essential Skills.
Most educators experience social and emotional learning (SEL) through isolated programs that are separate from academics. Learn to be more effective and efficient in teaching such skills by embedding it into the daily academic curriculum. Explore one of the most important steps educators must take in this regard: helping students learn to build and maintain relationships through communication, empathy, and teamwork.
Welcome to Social Skills. This class was created as part of a five course series entitled SEL: The Real Essential Skills. These courses can be taken in isolation and/or in any order. There are no prerequisites. The other four courses in the series are:
• Identity and Agency
• Emotional Regulation
• Cognitive Regulation
• Public Spirit
All five courses in the SEL: The Real Essential Skills series require one book entitled All Learning is Social and Emotional Learning: Helping Students Develop Essential Skills for the Classroom and Beyond by Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, and Dominique Smith. This book is available for purchase at www.Amazon.com.
After completing the course Social Skills, you will demonstrate or indicate:
• The definition of social skills.
• The importance of social skills.
• How to improve your student’s prosocial skills such as sharing and teamwork.
• How to create lessons that improve student communication skills.
• How to create curriculum that improves the ability to build and maintain relationships.
• Demonstrate an improved ability to teach social skills in the classroom.
Course Relation to CCS or other Professional Standards
This course aligns to the following professional teaching standards:
• Engaging and Supporting all Students in Learning
• Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning
• Understanding and Organizing Subject Matter for Student Learning
• Planning Instruction and Designing learning Experiences for all StudentsGet Syllabus Ask a Question Register Now
K-12 School Psychologist 20+ years.
Collegiate Professional Development Coordinator, Developer, and Instructor 16+.
“I take pride in helping educators enhance student learning while bringing passion into their classrooms.”
Ryan loves spending time with family and friends, especially outdoors. His favorite activities include snowboarding, golf, and hiking.