Educational or Curriculum

Student Success Skills

Initiative Description: Student Success Skills Program. The skills sets include (a) cognitive and metacognitive skills such as goal setting, progress monitoring, and memory skills; (b) social skills such as interpersonal skills, social problem solving, listening, and teamwork skills; and (c) self-management skills such as managing attention, motivation, and anger. trained school counselors delivered the SSS program’s classroom and group interventions using a structured format.

Study Results: Increased scores for Math and Reading

Reference: Miranda, A., Webb, L., Brigman, G., & Peluso, P. (2007). Student success skills: A promising program to close the academic achievement gap for African American and Latino students. Professional School Counseling, 10(5)

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars  Good