Room to Read Life Skills Education Learning Outcomes
Girls believe they have inner-worth and that they matter.
Girls have a strong sense of identity and can describe positive attributes, strengths, and talents that they possess.
Girls recognize and understand that their strengths and talents contribute positively to their family, school, and community.
expressing & managing emotions
Girls name their feelings and use verbal and nonverbal means of communicating them.
Girls assertively express their feelings to their peers, family, and teachers.
Girls can manage their emotions and understand how their behavioral response (actions and words) can impact others.
Girls use empathetic words towards their peers, friends, teacher, and family.
Girls demonstrate empathetic behavior to others when they are in need of support and care.
Girls understand that modeling empathetic communication and behaviors for younger girls in school and the community helps them learn how to be empathetic.
Girls understand what are appropriate behavioral choices and are able to practice some techniques in regulating their behavior.
Girls demonstrate appropriate behavior at school, home, and with community members.
Girls regulate their behavior and practice self-control in emotionally charged and conflict situations.
Girls can ask questions about a concept or subject to gain better understanding.
Girls can demonstrate how to think critically about a complex concept or new subject.
Girls can critically analyze concepts and subject matter and share their perspective on it.
Girls understand the steps in decision-making and goal-setting and have developed skills of independence and initiative in making choices.
Girls make short- and long-term goals for their schooling and future careers by examining issues and ideas from various perspectives.
Girls analyze and discuss decisions points and give examples of steps they follow and why they make a specific decision or goal.
Girls understand the importance of completing a task, chore, or assignment.
Girls learn the steps necessary to complete a task, chore, or assignment.
Girls are able to complete a task, chore, or assignment successfully even in the midst of challenges and obstacles.
Girls demonstrate how to listen without interrupting their peer, friends, teachers, and family.
Girls demonstrate effective listening skills: such as reflective listening, I-Statements, listening with empathy, and refusal skills with their peers and friends.
Girls are able to listen to and consider others opinions, viewpoints, and feelings when making decisions and deciding what to do or believe.
Girls can identify 2-3 steps that can be taken to solve a problem creatively or resolve a conflict.
When girls are dealing with a problem or conflict situation they are able to be creative and choose an alternative plan or resolution.
Girls demonstrate how to creatively manage conflicts and solve problems when working with peers.
Girls understand the importance of making friends with peers in their school and community.
Girls are able to maintain healthy relationships with peers and friends.
Girls have long-term peer relationships including significant friendships with other girls.
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