Social Awareness

How Assessdo Uses This Reflection Tool

Educators and administrators can implement elements of this tool in-person, virtually, or a blend of both. For example:

• Meet with a student or group of students in-person or online to assign assessment online.  Educator instantly views results and talks about selected assessment for 5-10 minutes.

• Post online and have students answer during their own time.  Educator views and reports results back to students in class at end of week.  System stores results for administration, district, and statewide data.

• Include assessments within assignments that students may be completing at home.

Social Awareness

Social awareness is the ability to pick up on social cues and communicate well with others. It requires being quick on one’s feet in conversations. Socially aware people are often very good listeners, who can easily figure out what’s important to the people they speak with. If you’re socially aware, you’re also good at perceiving power structures and group dynamics and appealing to the proper people. As such, social awareness is a powerful tool that can lead you to fit in, thrive, and potentially become a powerful leader.

Prompts That Support Social Awareness

Social-Awareness the competencies associated with being socially aware are, understanding the other person’s emotions, needs and concern and the ability to understand and meet the needs of others. Ability to take decisions in situations demanding prioritization.

  1. What are some things you can do to be an active listener?
  2. Why is it valuable to learn about the perspectives of others?
  3. How did you handle a time you disagreed with a friend?
  4. What are factors that have influenced your perspective on an issue?

  1. What are some ways you are similar to your family?
  2. What are some ways you are similar to your friends?
  3. How can you work together with someone who likes to do things differently?
  4. What did you learn from an experience of misjudging someone?
  5. How does the media create or reinforce societal expectations of various social and cultural groups?

  1. What makes a good team?
  2. What are some qualities that you want in a friend?
  3. What are some ways you let friends in your class know you care about them?
  4. What are some conflicts you have seen happening in the school hallways?
  5. What are some conflicts that you have seen happening in the classroom?