helping students with social, emotional needs
Many school districts are seeing children coming to school with various needs. The North Kossuth Community School District is implementing the Second Step curriculum to help equip all students with strategies that address their social and emotional needs.
"Unless we can address their basic needs, they have difficulty learning," said North Kossuth Community School District Middle School/Pre-K Principal Julie Runksmeier. "We are focusing on helping kisds with coping skills, empathy, caliming down during situations, problem solving, teamwork, collaboration and fair ways to play, etc."
Read more in the Aug. 29 Kossuth County Advance.