Character Trait of the Month: Caring: "A person of character is caring, compassionate, kind, loving, considerate and charitable."
The boys and girls are also practicing their skills in conflict resolution by using "I" statements to communicate how they feel in a conflict situation. It is neat to see them applying this skill in real situations at school. You may notice them using it at home as well when they say, "I feel _______ when ________." They are also learning to recognize any posititve options they have to solve a problem or conflict on their own.
Our Second Step lessons have been focussing on how to identify and manage strong feelings such as anger, frustration, disappointment and excitement. The boys and girls have been practicing the steps for calming down in these situations.