•  PATHS


    Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies

    The PATHS curriculum is a well-researched classroom curriculum model designed to
    facilitate the social and emotional development of children from Pre-k through grade 5.
    • PATHS is designed to integrate seamlessly with literacy activities.
    • PATHS provides skill-building for both students and teachers.
    • PATHS promotes generalization which will create opportunities to use these skills throughout the day.
    • PATHS provides students feedback and recognition for performance.
    • PATHS provides sufficient technical support to teachers.
    • PATHS can be easily integrated into other academic subjects.
    • PATHS has a strong parent component to get families involved.

     

    The PATHS curriculum helps children develop four types of skills:

    • Friendship  – making friends, keeping friends, good manners
    • Emotional  – talking about feelings, understanding and respecting others’
    • +feelings
    • Self-control  – being able to calm down, being respectful to parents and teachers
    • Problem-solving – recognizing problems and solving them, making good decisions

    * For Faculty resources see PATHS