Capstone Project Title
The research question addressed by this project is How can educators successfully implement social skills with elementary-aged students to increase their overall achievement? The purpose of this exploration is to identify effective strategies for elementary school educators to reference and utilize supporting their student’s social skill development. This project reviews studies conducted by many researchers in the field of elementary education, social skill development, and child development in order to create a digital resource compiling receptive and expressive social skill strategies to be used with elementary-aged students.The research focuses on the definition of social skills, which skills are necessary for social skill development, who benefits from proper social skill implementation, and effective ways to teach social skills. To encourage elementary teachers to support their students’ social skill development within the classroom, the capstone project is a gathering of the strategies compiled as a result of the research into the form of a website including pictures.
Achievement, Teachers/ Teaching, Elementary, Social Emotional Skills
Grahek, Kate, "Effective Instruction Of Social Skills To Increase Student Achievement In Elementary-Aged Students" (2019). School of Education Student Capstone Projects. 333.
School of Education Student Capstone Projects