Student Success Skills is a K-12 evidence-based model that helps students develop key cognitive, social and self-management skills. Five 45 minute classroom lessons introduce students to the SSS strategies they can use all year to better master the regular curriculum and develop healthy habits, caring relationships and encouraging classroom communities. Staff led classroom and group lessons focused on helping students develop cognitive, social and self-management skills lead to improved student performance. Strategies and skills are organized under the following five categories: goal setting/planning & progress monitoring & success story sharing, creating a caring supportive and encouraging classroom community, cognitive & memory skills, performing under pressure, managing test anxiety, and building healthy optimism.
Key Outcomes: Understanding & Managing Oneself, Understanding & Engaging with Others, Self-Regulation
Already in Schools: No
Cost: $ (<$100)
Training Requirements: Training Optional
Parent Involvement: Not Involved
Notes About this Intervention:
- Classroom manuals available to order online, a new version is a available for grades 6-10.
- One lesson a week for 5 weeks followed by one session a month for the next three months. Skills and strategies are applied during academic lessons throughout the year.
Source: Student Success Skills
For more information on implementing an intervention at your school, check out COMPASS for Schools on how you can create a mentally healthier space.