• Second Step

    Social – Emotional Skills for Early Learning

    Introduction : The Second Step Early Learning program is universal, classroom based program designed to increase children’s school readiness and social success by building their social – emotional competence and self - regulation skills. It supports skill development in four keys areas of social – emotional competence: empathy and compassion, emotion management, friendship skills and problem solving, and skills for learning. Equipping children with Second Step skills helps ease their transition to kindergarten and sets them up for success in school and life.

    The Second Step Early Learning program promotes:

    *Success in the Early Learning setting

    *School readiness

    *Social and life success

    By directly teaching children the skills that strengthen their ability to:

    • Learn
    • Have empathy
    • Manage emotions
    • Make friends
    • Solve problems

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