Life Skills

Social Skills: A Countdown to Kindergarten Camp

Let's get ready for kindergarten! In this camp, students will discuss and practice social-emotional skills for kindergarten readiness.
Karla Griffin (B.A. Elementary Education)
1231 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 16 learners
Class

25 minutes

per class

5x per week

over 2 weeks

4-6

year olds

3-6

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Wed Jul 13

Jul 13 - Aug 11 (2 weeks)
We, Th
4pm - 4:25pm
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Mon Jul 18

Jul 18 - Jul 29 (2 weeks)
Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr
1:30pm - 1:55pm
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Mon Jul 25

Jul 25 - Aug 5 (2 weeks)
Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr
7:30pm - 7:55pm
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Description

Class Experience


I hold a degree in elementary education and have been working with young children for over 15 years through teaching, professional childcare, coaching, and raising three boys of my own.  I have extensively researched kindergarten readiness to best prepare my own children for the transition and to create classes on social skills that I currently teach on the Outschool platform.  

I am intentional about inclusiveness and diversity in my classroom.  It is my goal to expose my learners to a variety of faces, bodies, families, and cultures.  I am a lifelong learner and place a high value on educating myself and others on bias, antiracism, and white supremacy. I have also helped launch, organize and lead a group focused on diversity, equity and inclusion in my son's elementary school.  

My focus in this work is to cultivate a curiosity about differences, while leaving bigger topics to be taught by people groups that have direct experience with them, specifically my BIPOC peers.  
Optional challenges between classes.  Will be posted in the classroom weekly. 
2 hours 5 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
We will be discussing the skill of independently going to the bathroom.  We will not go into detail, rather discuss briefly that they can practice this to prepare for school. 

In the lesson of personal space we will discuss learners being "the boss of their bodies", meaning they get to decided what touches they like and don't like (hugs, kisses, snuggles, high fives, waves) and how close is too close.  I will be offering a worksheet to review with your learners on this topic.  

Teacher

Karla Griffin (B.A. Elementary Education)
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Teaching Confident World Changers | Experienced SEL & ESL Educator
1231 total reviews
989 completed classes

About Me

"Emotion skills are the missing link in a Child's ability to grow up and be a successful adult."
~Mark Brackett, PH.D.

My name is Karla Griffin and I love teaching future world changers! You can expect to see a lot of classes on social skills,... 
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