Mr. Z: Key social-emotional skills for children

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(KPLR) – Our favorite expert, Steve Zwolak , the CEO of the Lume Institute, talks with Christine Buck about key emotional skills children need for success forschool.

The key word there is "emotional" skills. Mr. Z says emotional intelligence is so important.

Key social-emotional skills children need for school success

• confidence

• capacity to develop good relationships with peers and adults

• concentration and persistence on challenging tasks

• ability to effectively communicate emotions

• ability to listen to instructions and be attentive

• ability to solve problems

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