Life Skills

Life Skills

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Silveira's Life Skill Program is an essential part of our students’ education. The guiding philosophy behind Life Skills is that children need to learn and practice positive character traits alongside their academic skills. Through repetition, discussions in the classrooms, assembly reinforcement, and morning announcements, it is our hope that students begin to embed them in their daily routines both at school and at home. At home, it is very much worth discussing with your children the specific life skill associated with each month. 

There is much evidence that character education not only helps the child’s social development, but also with his/her academic success as well.

2017-2018 Life Skills

September: Personal Best

October: Responsibility (Digital Citizenship)

November: Cooperation

December: Patience

January: Kindness

February: Honesty

March: Perseverance

April: Acceptance

May: Problem Solving

June: Confidence

In addition, one of our most creative teacher, Lynda MacMillan, handcrafted Life Skill banners for each month. They will hang in our MPR when construction is complete.



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Mary E. Silveira Elementary School
Dixie School District

375 Blackstone Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903

(415) 492-3741

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