Explore Social Skills

Item # 705372
$69.00 - $499.00
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Teach your High School students 50 social skills with this comprehensive social skills program. These 50 skills are each broken into sequential steps to help your students master each goal.  The goal of this program is for High School students to attain social competency.  Social competency allows students to have successful social interactions at school, in their community, and at the workplace.

This set includes:

 - Video Modeling DVD
 - Social Skills Step by Step Card Set
 - Student Guide
 - Teacher's Guide
 - Win/Mac Compatible CD with lots of reproducible handouts for your classroom

Written by veteran special education teacher Judi Kinney, this set is designed with the teacher in mind.  Each of the 50 skills are designed to help you with your IEPs. It's easy to write IEP goals and track progress.  By focusing on essential class, community, and work skills that all students must possess, this curriculum is general enough to apply to all students. Use the Explore Social Skills curriculum individually, in small groups or with a full class.

The following Lessons are covered in this set:

On the way to School

 1.Getting Ready for School
 2.Walking to School
 3.Riding the Bus
 4.Riding in the Car


 5.Walking into School
 6.Organizing for Class
 7.Walking in the Hallway
 8.Standing in Line
 9.Checking Out of School


 10.Walking into Class
 11.Working in a Large Group
 12.Working in a Small Group
 13.Working in the Computer Lab
 14.Working in the Science Lab

Outside the Classroom

15.Eating in the Cafeteria
16.Emergency Drills
17.Pep Rally
18.Sport Events

Peer Relationships

19.Greeting Friends
20.Starting a Conversation
22.Showing Empathy
23.Responding to Teasing
24.Dealing with Bullies
25.Dealing with Conflict
26.Resisting Peer Pressure
27.Resisting Pressure to Have Sex
28.Saying No

Team Sports

29.Being a Good Sport
30.Listening to My Coach
31.Following the Rules of the Game

Important Skills

32.Greeting Teachers
33.Asking for Help
34.Making an Apology
35.Accepting Criticism
36.Saying Please and Thank You
37.Following Directions
38.Accepting Others
39.Accepting Compliments

Public Places

40.Eating in a Restaurant
41.Eating in a Fast Food Restaurant

Tech Devices

43.Using Cell Phones
44.Text Messages
45.Cell Phone Photos
46.Internet Etiquette

Vocational Skills

47.Getting Ready for Work 4
8.Talking to My Supervisor
49.Paying Attention to My Work
50.Safety Rules at Work

Video Modeling DVD
The Explore Social Skills Video Modeling DVD will clearly demonstrate each of the 50 social skill.  Each skill is broken down and demonstrated step-by-step with High School age actors.  DVD is CC, SDH Subtitles, 85 minutes run time.  

Social Skills Step by Step Card Set.  

This set includes 50 sturdy, full color, 4" x 6" laminated cards.  Just fold each card in half to create a short social skill book.  The front of each card features a photographic picture and a short description of the social skill. Open the card and inside the social skill is broken down into five or six easy to understand text with supporting photos. The back of the card concludes with a self-talk story to encourage skill mastery.

Student Guide - Download Sample
The Student Guide is a larger version of the social skills cards that also includes a self-monitoring checklist for each social skill. Spiral-bound, full-color, 224 pages.

Teacher's Guide - Download Sample
The Teacher's Guide features a full teacher script to help you present each lesson to your class or group.  Lots of helpful role play activities will encourage your students to practice each social skill. An assessment form for each of the 50 social skills will help you evaluate your students, track progress and organize your lessons.  Spiral-bound, full-color, 242 pages. Best of all, it also includes 27 additional social skills, like Respecting Friends and Greeting Co-workers.

A Win/Mac compatible CD full of PDF files that include a Classroom License for printouts.