Seven Skills for School Success

Activities to Develop Social & Emotional Intelligence in Young Children

Seven Skills for School Success
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  Author: Pam Schiller
ISBN: 978-0-87659-071-3
Publisher: Gryphon House
Paperback   - Also available as an eBook
Pages: 128,  © 2009
Item: 14036
Price: $14.95


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What do children need to learn first? Their ABCs? Their numbers? As it turns out, the "what" children need to develop is their social intelligence and emotional intelligence, the essential building blocks for all future learning.

Best-selling author Pam Schiller provides information, activities, and experiences that develop the seven skills children need in order to become successful learners. These include the ability to relate to and play with others, express feelings, and understand how others feel. Strengthen the foundation children need to become successful learners with the seven key components in this practical, easy-to-use book!

The Seven Key Components for School Readiness and Success:

  • Confidence
  • Curiosity
  • Intentionality
  • Self-Control
  • Relationships
  • Cooperation
  • Communication

Click here to download Pam Schiller’s PDI presentation.


"Seven Skills for School Success is a good resource for parents who are looking to strengthen the foundation skills their children need in order to be successful learners as well as successful friends. The book is easy to use and understand with interesting research backing up the importance of each skill. "

Pam Schiller

Pam Schiller, Ph.D., is a freelance early childhood author and consultant. She is Past-President of the Southern Early Childhood Association and Texas Association for the Education of Young Children. She served as Head of the Early Childhood Department at the University of Houston, where she also directed the Lab School. Pam is a highly sought after speaker and has given numerous presentations for organizations such as the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Southern Early Childhood Association, Association for Childhood Education International, and the International Reading Association. She has written numerous articles for early childhood journals, including Child Care Information Exchange and Texas Child Care Quarterly. Pam is the author of five early childhood curriculums, eleven children's books and more than thirty teacher and parent resource books.

Pam Schiller lives in Cypress, Texas.

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