The COOL TO CONNECT programme focuses on teaching learners to be cyber-smart and make good decisions online, keeping digital communication fun and safe for themselves and their peers. From verbal and nonverbal communication to diplomacy and empathy, this programme covers all the important tools necessary for effective communication.
Colourful, fun and thought-provoking integration pages and activities that allow learners to more fully integrate the lesson; ‘stop and think’ sections that encourage honest self-reflection and problem solving; communication challenges that encourage learners to use the skills they have learnt and ‘with my family’ sections that stimulate healthy conversations and SEL development at home.
Can be used as content for the following CAPS Gr 5 Life Skills topics: Development of self: Positive self-concept, Appropriate ways of giving and receiving feedback, Coping with emotions, Relationships with peers, older people and strangers, Coping with emotions.
Used in conjunction with COOL TO CONNECT Educator’s manual.