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Coming August 2017

The next iteration of the Second Step Middle School Program brings together today’s technology, the latest in developmental research, and real classroom feedback. The result: a program that helps educators build a culture of connectedness and empowers middle schoolers with skills to succeed socially and academically.

Made with Middle Schoolers in Mind

  • The program is web-based with an intuitive interface and wealth of included online resources, making it easy to use for teachers and engaging for kids.
  • Lessons are designed for student-centered discussion and teacher facilitation—not lectures—and adapt to what’s going on in students’ lives.
  • In addition to weekly SEL lessons, the program contains 176 advisory activities, making it possible to create a complete advisory program from scratch or fit an existing schedule.

More to Explore

Scope and Sequence
A complete list of units and weekly lesson topics for three grades of social-emotional learning. Download now.

Review of Research
Social connectedness, growth mindset, and more: the program’s research underpinnings. Download now.

Advisory Program Guide
The building blocks and flexibility you need to create or fit an existing advisory program. Download now.

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