This article presents three challenges inspired by Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People that will help students develop social skills that will serve students for a lifetime. While social skills are extremely important in today’s world, they often are not a part of the curriculum itself. As such, it often falls on teachers to invent their own creative ways to help foster and grow these skills successfully, rather than leaving students to fend for themselves.Source:
Dustin Li, Edudemic, March 8, 2016Description:
In addition to academic topics such as science, math, and language, social skills are one of the most important skill sets learned mostly by osmosis during the school day. Students learn how to interact with peers both within their grade and outside of it, as well as with authority figures in the form of teachers, parents, and other adults. There are complex power dynamics that occur even at the elementary level that stay with students throughout school and into their adult lives at the workplace.Read the full article here!