Preschool/Kindergarten Findings

PATHS® Preschool/Kindergarten Curriculum Results: Impact on Students*

Reduces Aggressive Behavior

  • Teachers’ reports decreased student aggressive behavior sustained into the elementary years

Improves Self-Regulation

  • Teachers’ reports of students greater ability to attend in the classroom
  • Teachers’ report significant improvements in social competence in the classroom

Improves Academic Engagement and Executive Functions

  • Significantly increases students Executive Function (Dimensional Card Sort)
  • Significantly increase teachers’ reports of improved learning engagement

Social and Emotional Skills

  • Increase students’ emotional understanding
  • Improves their ability to use solve interpersonal problems
  • Decreases the % of aggressive/violent solutions to social problems

*(including results in REDI)