The Great 8: Skills for Daily Life
Humble ISD's Guidance Curriculum provides all students with the knowledge and skills appropriate for their developmental level through in class and/or small group lessons. In order to promote and enhance the learning program and in accordance with Texas and national standards, the guidance curriculum addresses the areas of personal/social, academic, and career development.
Humble ISD counselors teach The Great 8: Skills for Daily Life using the Why Try program as the foundation of the guidance curriculum. Here is what your child will be learning during guidance lessons this school year:
2020-2021 School Year
1st grading period
Decision Making: A person’s approach to problem-solving, learning from experience, using values to guide behavior and accepting responsibility.
2nd grading period
Personal Responsibility: A person’s tendency to be careful and reliable in his/her actions and to contribute to group efforts.
3rd grading period
Self-Awareness: A person’s realistic understanding of his/her strengths and limitations and consistent desire for self-improvement.
4th grading period
Social Awareness: A person’s capacity to interact with others in ways that show respect, tolerance, and cooperation.