Using the Kimochis Feelings in Schools
Building a positive school climate and culture … one feeling at a time. The Kimochis Feelings for Principals, Teachers, School Counselors, and School Staff Members!
The Kimochis® Educator’s Tool Kit is a universal, school-based, social and emotional learning program designed to give children the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to recognize and manage their emotions, demonstrate caring and concern for others, establish positive relationships, make responsible decisions, and handle challenging situations constructively.
These skills have been identified by leading researchers in the field of social and emotional learning as necessary for school success, academic achievement, positive social relationships, and the development of emotional competence.
The Kimochis curriculum incorporates innovative, fun, and exciting lessons and activities that were developed to teach children how to manage challenging social situations with skill, character, and confidence.
This overview summarizes the research that supports the design and lesson components of the Kimochis program.
Grade-Level Lesson Sequences
Your week-by-week guide to using the Kimochis® Feel Guide: Teacher’s Edition.
All of the lessons in the Kimochis® Feel Guide: Teacher’s Edition for Elementary use the widely-accepted SEL Learning Standards.
Social-Emotional Behavior Scale
Use the Social-Emotional Behavior Scale as a pre- and post-assessment tool to help you capture the positive changes you observe students making in managing emotions. This scale documents how frequently students are demonstrating these new behaviors. SLPs and special educators can use this tool as a way to show positive outcomes in individual students.