Social Emotional Learning
Parent - Social Awareness
Introduction to Social Awareness TEThis handout defines social awareness and explains both the academic and non-academic benefits of possessing a strong social awareness. Prior to reading the handout, consider how you would define social awareness. What are the advantages to having a strong sense of social awareness?The Power of Engagement – Teddy Stoddard and Mrs. ThompsonThis handout portrays a fictional interaction between a classroom teacher and one of her students. As you read the handout, think about a time when you made an assumption about a student based on his/her physical appearance and/or an assumption about a student’s parent(s) based on what you perceived to be their lack of participation in their child’s education that later proved to be false.
Parent Toolkit is a one-stop resource developed with parents in mind. It’s produced by NBC News Education Nation and supported by Pearson and includes information about almost every aspect of your child’s development, including their social awareness.