Proactive SEL Elementary School Curriculum

Teach Your Students the Critical SEL Skills they Need to Succeed

Based on the science that emotions drive behavior, KidConnect Ready2Learn Curriculum provides teachers with the tools to help learners identify, understand and manage their emotions, which allows them to be in control of their behavior and engaged in learning.
This comprehensive curriculum is for whole-class instruction and includes lessons centered on the CASEL core SEL skills.

Built for Educator and Student Success

Learn, Apply, & Practice

Each Lesson Includes:

  • Lesson Objective

  • Lesson Description

  • Required Materials & Time

  • CASEL Skill Area Development

  • Lesson Preparation

  • Lesson Directions

  • Look Ahead

  • Follow Up

  • Teacher Tips

  • SEL Teaching Best Practices

  • Pre-Lesson Teacher Video

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Students learn to become their own emotional managers.


Teachers gain a classroom full of engaged and motivated students who are ready to learn.

 
 

Emotions Drive Behavior

Behavior management is a key goal of the entire KidConnect program. The positive skill-building approach ensures that it is never punitive and always focused on growth and equitable learning opportunities for all students.

 

Building an emotional vocabulary

Emotions Unit

by defining 16 common emotions and helping students reflect on past experiences to identify when certain feelings emerged across a variety of situations.

Making connections between emotions and behaviors.

Behaviors Unit

Students begin to build self-awareness and social awareness by working through a variety of group activities to practice identifying and controlling their reactions.

Learning strategies to manage emotions

Strategies Unit

and, in turn, drive more positive behaviors. Students work with each other through a variety of situations to identify off-target behaviors and provide tactics to move toward healthy, on-target actions.

Practicing a variety of strategies and mindfulness techniques

Mindfulness unit

to help regulate emotions, increase self-esteem, and develop coping mechanisms that will help students gain control of their emotions and drive healthy behaviors in any circumstance.

 

Social Emotional Learning

Core Student Development

 

Daily Development of  Fundamental SEL Skills

The Ready2Learn Curriculum is designed to integrate into educators’ everyday routines, so students not only learn new skills but can apply and practice them. It adds the element of regular SEL instruction for the entire class, with an emphasis on emotional skill-building to improve each student’s ability to manage emotions and behaviors.


This skill set will lay the foundation for students to achieve both self-awareness and social awareness, build healthy relationships, and make good decisions.

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Girl in Class
Children in Yoga Class
Kids Playing Treasure Hunt
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Homework Help
 
 

Building and Practicing Skills in Real Time

Each unit is comprised of a variety of interactive, easy-to-use lesson plans and activities. KidConnect Ready2Learn Curriculum includes instructions for students to create an Reflection Journal, where they can begin to record connections between their daily schedule and activities, along with the associated emotions and behaviors that occurred.

 

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