We found 394 resources with the concept social skills
Youth Engaged in Leadership and Learning
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Great leaders are made from the inside out! Learners explore the multi-faceted world of teen leadership through three units of differentiated lessons. Working in pairs or small groups, scholars examine topics such as conflict, community...
Top 20 Principles from Psychology for PreK–12 Creative, Talented, and Gifted Students’ Teaching and Learning
Pre-K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who knew getting a better grasp on learning and psychology requires understanding only 20 principles? The resource, especially ideal for high school Psychology, discusses 20 important principles that debunk common myths and provide...
Top 4 High Impact Team and Leadership Development Activities
7th - 12th
Are your young leaders up to a new challenge or two? Introduce them to the next level in team building through four unique leadership activities. Ranging from verbally coaching a partner on how to set a mousetrap (while their eyes are...
Where Do Our Facial Expressions Come From?
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From Boston to Bora Bora, humans have the same facial expressions to convey grief, surprise, and disgust. How did we all end up on the same page emotionally? Explore innate and learned expressions in the 133rd video in a 143-part series....
How To Be Socially and Emotionally Intelligent
Pre-K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Teach your elementary aged learners how to emotionally and socially intelligent. Use the resources in this collection to enhance social skills, teach youngsters to stand up against bullies, accept others, and provide ways for dealing with stress, anger, and everything in between. These resources serve value at the beginning of the school year, as well as anytime during the school year.
An Introduction to Robert Putnam's Bowling Alone
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How important is connectedness in a community? Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert Putnam details the early 21st century theory of the decreased value of social capital. A short analysis video takes...
Teaching Children with Autism—Content Area Resources
K - 12th
Browse a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars with autism in kindergarten through 12th grade. Here, you'll find a variety of resources—lesson plans, printables, activities, worksheets, and an app—spanning a range of content areas including English language arts, math, social studies, health, science, and physical education.
Teaching Social Skills, Creating Successful Students “Following Instructions” and “Listening”
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
With the help from learning games and holiday-themed coloring pages, scholars learn the importance of listening carefully and following directions. Coloring pages celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving. Learning games include Simon...
EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1
9th CCSS: Adaptable
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and annotate the text, delving into different areas of investigation to find textual evidence for Grandin's claims.
Musical Activities for Early Childhood Inclusion
Pre-K - 1st CCSS: Adaptable
Get your movers and shakers grooving to the beat with this series of musical activities designed to meet everyone's needs! Ten games, using an assortment of instruments, bring awareness to one's body, brain, and social interactions in a...
Groupworld: A Group Imagination Activity to Promote Group Cooperation and Compromise
2nd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Teach learners how to communicate and collaborate in a discussion on a shared project with this rich activity. It asks participants to channel their unique imaginations to produce a fictional "groupworld", while adhering to proper...
Green Zone Common Ground Conversation Starter Worksheets
2nd - 6th
Finding common ground and building conversation can often prove a difficult task for many. Help learners build this important social skill using this resource, which includes a Venn diagram worksheet and sentence prompts to help students...
What You Need To Know About Cliques and Peer Pressure
6th - 12th
Looking for a quick informational handout to get the conversation going about social cliques and peer pressure? This may be the resource you're looking for! Similar to a brochure, this covers the issues surrounding peer pressure, how...
Paper Fortune Tellers for Exploring Upsetting Emotions
K - 5th
What kinds of thoughts help us to cope with problems and approach difficult situations? Support learners on the autism spectrum in exploring their emotions and considering the connection between our thoughts and our feelings using one of...
Self-Control Meters for Volume, Space and Levels of Formality
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If your pupils have difficulty producing the appropriate voice volume in various settings or respecting personal space, refer to this "control-o-meter" device. This resource includes materials to create three meters for you to clearly...
Activities for "Decreasing Supermarket Tantrums"
Pre-K - 3rd
Priming and shaping, two teaching strategies used to prepare kids for upcoming activities, are detailed in this resource that models how to prepare kids for a trip to the supermarket. Activities include creating a shopping list, matching...
What to Expect on Halloween: A Halloween Social Story
Pre-K - 3rd
Halloween can be scary but knowing what to expect can reduces stress. Here's a story that teaches learners with autism what to expect and how to behave on Halloween. Each page in the 10-page story features one part of a typical Halloween...
Play Therapy Activities to Enhance Self‐Esteem
K - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover activities to help learners increase self-awareness, build peer and family relations, and develop positive self-esteem. Here you'll find six suggestions for instilling a sense of confidence and self awareness in youngsters. Each...
More Tools for Teaching Social Skills in School
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Put an end to wasted instructional time with this lesson on responsibility and preparedness. After completing this series of activities students will learn the importance of these social skills not only in the classroom, but at home and...
101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Increasing pressure to improve student achievement has made it easy to overlook the social skills they also need to develop. With this collection of worksheets and activities, you'll be able to improve children's communication, teamwork,...
Create a Safe Antibullying Environment in the Classroom
Pre-K - 2nd
Helping children understand their own feelings and reactions is the first step toward building empathy and combating bullying behaviors. Using cards with characters and relevant questions on them, conduct a group discussion about...
Beach Bodies (In Spoken Word)
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"But we're tired, and exhausted, from trying to be something we're not." Insecurity from body image can play a significant role in adolescence and into adulthood. Watch as two young poets tackle this issue head on through the creative...
4 Lessons From Robots about Being Human
17 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who would have thought that inanimate robotics could actually teach us so much about being human? As Ken Goldberg describes his fascinating work and advancements in robotics, he simultaneously offers four valuable character lessons....
Leisure Skill Participation Using Choice Training
9th - Higher Ed
It may seem odd to have to train a person to make free time choices, but for those with severe handicaps, it can be a skill that needs fostering. Provided is a list of steps, intended to train a severely disabled individual in choosing...
Putting It All Together: The Personal Plan of Study (Part 3)
Eighth graders discuss the culminating activity to a unit in which they determine how they will present their "Design for My Future" and "My Personal Plan of Study." They pull together all of their work from the unit before writing a...
Student Opinion: When Did You Have a Great Conversation?
7th - 12th
Conduct a classroom conversation about communication using this resource as a jumping-off point. For this The Learning Network activity, learners read an excerpt from The New York Times opinion piece, "The Flight From Conversation," and...
Modern Day Pen Pals, Connecting Our Art Room to the Rest of the World!
3rd - 8th
Initiate an international pen pal program! After establishing communication with an art class in another country, groups share pod casts and video streams of their work. The scripted resource details how to prepare for the pod casts, but...
Sexual Education Assessment Tool: Special Education
9th - 12th
The FLASH program in Seattle has put together a set of questions for special education classes covering sexual education. Some of the topics include appropriate, inappropriate, self-esteem, puberty, hygiene, reproduction, and sexually...