Curriculum Standards

Social-Emotional Exit Skills

(by the Ohlone teaching staff, August 2010)

Through our integrated approach to social-emotional learning, we strive to help our students develop the following skills and attributes during their time at Ohlone:

  • Willingness to embrace cultural diversity
  • Optimistic view of life; positive thinking
  • Resilience
  • Empathy & ability to see multiple perspectives
  • Collaboration & cooperation–ability to function in groups & to work with others
  • Self-awareness & desire to grow
  • Personal responsibility
  • Perseverance
  • Curiosity
  • Confidence
  • Enthusiasm
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Self-advocacy–having a voice
  • Appreciation of others and of self
  • Acceptance of self and of others
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to compromise
  • Self-control, self-regulation
  • Good decision-making skills & ability to make choices
  • Seeing mistakes as opportunities
  • Ability to take rsks
  • Ability to make presentations
  • Self-confidence in academic areas
  • Ability to self-reflect
  • Social awareness–including awareness and control of physical presence
  • Awareness of support network and willingness to use it
  • Independent thought
  • Flexibility
  • Active listening
  • Ability to disagree respectfully
  • Consideration–tendency to think of others
  • Awareness of others & of self
  • Emotional literacy–ability to read social cues
  • Acceptance of others
  • Respect for others
  • Appreciation of others
  • Patience–with self and with others
  • Tenacity
  • Negotiation skills
  • Active participation in school and education
  • Passion for identified interests
  • Gratitude
  • Appreciation of the power of choice