Group: Skills for friendship-making

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In this group we will discuss about the social skill to make friends. It include a range of skills including communication skills (communication skills, sharing skills, skills related to people's skills etc). In this group we will discuss about how to elaborate effective lessons plan to teach these skills to kids.

  • Communicating with others
  • Using Nice Talk
  • Introducing Self to others
  • Introducing Others
  • Joining in a conversation
  • Sharing about self
  • Sharing your things with others
  • Learning about others
  • Being an active listener
  • Giving Compliments
  • Receiving Compliments
  • Respecting Others
  • Not interrupting others
  • Apologising

Games linked to these skills:

  • Games for making and keeping friends
  • Games for sharing and cooperation

This group has the next Threads

Thread: Developing lessons plans

This thread is about how to elaborate lessons plan to develop skills related to "making friends". In addition to redefining the prosocial skills in terms of ‘skills’ rather than ‘domains’, we create a model that will help teaching these skills in the classroom. The model below represents how each skill is the main point around which things get organised. 1. PREPARATION 2. IMPLEMENTATION 3. DEBRIEFING PREPARATION: This stage involves the teachers to think about which skills are needed in their classroom in general, for a group of children or even just for each child.

Thread: Learning objectives

This thread is about Learning objectives for the topic "Skills for friendship-making". You can follow and participate in the discussion. You also will find two folders on the left side named:
  • Material
  • Technical support
In those folders you will find additional material to complete the discussion The learning objectives are:
  • Developing comunication skills such as:
    1. Communicating with others
    2. Using nice talk
    3. Joining in a conversation
    4. Non interruping others
    5. Introducing self to others