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Social-Emotional Learning News

Understanding Emotions and the Brain

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 2:42pm
In the article "Creating a Peace Place at Home" I referenced different parts of the brain and the role a Peace Place plays in helping kids to control their strong feelings. I recorded another short video to explain three main... Read More

Creating a Peace Place at Home

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:19pm
This week's social emotional lesson was about creating a Peace Place at home. I have created a video to help you, as caregivers, understand what a Peace Place is, why you might want to have one in your house, know when your... Read More

Comet Traits of the Month at Home

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 2:27pm
"We don't have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to." - Dr. Brene Brown Wow! Here were are starting our remote learning experience - one that none of us expected or were fully prepared for. I imagine, like our... Read More

Comet Traits March Madness

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 10:25am
"Who you are is more important than what you know.” - Thomas R. Hoerr This month we are going to celebrate all we have learned about the Comet Traits throughout the year by having our first March Madness Book Competition.... Read More

FEATURE PRESENTATION

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 2:07pm
Students from every grade level were selected to share what they have been learning during their weekly Second Step lessons. Students who completed and turned in their Home Link were entered in a drawing for a Brain Puzzle that... Read More

Integrity: Comet Trait of the Month

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:40am
"Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them." Brene Brown For the month of February we will be... Read More

GRIT - Comet Trait of the Month

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 10:49am
“Don’t judge me by my successes. Judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” - Nelson Mandela Our Comet Trait for the month of January is Grit.  At Skyview, we define grit as persevering, even when it is... Read More

EMBRACING DIVERSITY - Comet Trait

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 2:33pm
“The beauty of the world lies in the diversity of its people.” - Unknown​ Our Comet Trait for the months of November and December is Embracing Diversity.  At Skyview, we define embracing diversity as appreciating our... Read More

Join the Comet C.A.R.E.S. Club

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 1:56pm
Join Mrs. Rethinger for a new Skyview Club C.A.R.E.S. stands for Cultivating Acceptance, Relationships, Empathy, and Self-Care Who: This club is open to 4th and 5th graders who care about making a difference in their life... Read More

EMPATHY - Comet Trait of the Month

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 9:12am
“Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another.” - Alfred Adler During the month of October, students will be learning about empathy. At Skyview, we... Read More