The DESK system is designed to enable students to understand their emotions in order to keep their behavior regulated. This awareness leads to an ability to remain in class and learn. The DESK system provides students with activities to help explore, and with additional work determine, the underlying issues that cause their behavior challenges.
Kids are able to manage their emotions and in turn manage their behaviors! The ability to understand specific emotions is important as it allows for the pairing a specific strategy to a specific emotion. Successful strategies will ensure that students have the tools to keep themselves regulated going forward. This ensures students who are ready to learn!