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Second Step

The Second Step Program promotes...

The Second Step Program promotes...

  • School Success
  • School Connectedness
  • Safe and Respectful School Climate
Components of the Second Step Program Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Components of the Second Step Program Kindergarten - 5th Grade

  • Skills for Learning- Students learn to self-regulate themselves in the classroom.
  • Empathy - Students feel and understand what other people may be feeling.
  • Emotional Management - Students recognize strong emotions and calm down with proactive strategies.
  • Problem Solving - Student solve interpersonal conflicts with peers. Students will use four Problem Solving Steps after calming down.
Components of the Second Step Program for 6th Grade

Components of the Second Step Program for 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.