We Have Skills
Program Snapshot from Wallace Foundation
We Have Skills is a video-based social skills program for Grades K-3 designed to facilitate positive behavior and learning in the classroom by teaching seven behavioral skills that research shows teachers want to see in their students. The program features eight 20-minute lessons to be taught once a week, followed by 3-5 opportunities for additional skill practice throughout the day and an end-of-day review. Each lesson focuses on a single social skill and includes a review, introduction, discussion, instructional video, skill practice, and teacher feedback. Developed by IRIS Educational Media with funding from the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES).
Areas of Focus (as stated by program) How to listen, follow directions, do the best you can, ask for help, follow rules, manage strong feelings, and get along with others