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40 Assets for the Forty Acres

Social Competencies


Planning and decision making

  • Model and have students practice planning ahead and making informed choices.

Interpersonal competence

  • Model and encourage students to practice empathy, sensitivity, and friendship skills.

Cultural competence

  • Provide opportunities for students to develop knowledge of and comfort with people of different cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.

Resistance skills

  • Model and have students practice resisting negative peer pressure and dangerous situations.

Peaceful conflict resolution

  • Model and have students practice resolving conflict nonviolently.

Values varied perspectives and opinions

  • Provide opportunities for students to voice their own beliefs and perspectives as well as listen to, make sense of, and value those of others.
The whole student