New for Summer 2023
Kikori Summer Spark Program
Kikori's comprehensive PK-8 program is designed to ignite connections in your 2023 Summer School or Extended School Year program. Experiential SEL activities are proven to increase learner engagement, sense of belonging and meaningful connections.
Build Resilient, Confident, Connected Students
Improve self-awareness, social awareness, relationships
& responsible decision-making.
6 Week-Long Program
Choose all six modules or just a few.
5 Daily SEL Activities
From morning greeting to closing circle.
Aligned to Standards
CASEL SEL Standards, 21st Century Skills.
Summer SEL Enrichment
Integrate alongside academic program.
Weekly Focus Areas
Week 1: We Are All Special Members In Our Community of Learners
Develop student understanding of their potential and how a community can provide friendship, encouragement and support.
Week 2: We Have an Understanding of How to Follow Classroom Norms
Develop student use of positive communication and behavior to interact effectively with others and develop friendships.
Week 3: We Understand our Feelings and Respect Others' Feelings
Develop students' understanding of how their feelings impact their behavior, which impacts others' feelings.
Week 4: We Can Work Together to Build Connections and Resolve Conflict
Develop students' ability to prevent, manage, and/or resolve interpersonal conflicts through teamwork.
Week 5: We Are a Diverse Community Where All Have Strengths and Talents
Develop students' use of prosocial behaviors of empathy, gratitude and compassion.
Week 6: We Can Build on our Success this Summer Going Forward
Develop students' application of reflection and understanding of growth mindset.
"Kikori provides an opportunity to bring the curriculum to life for students. This is the next step of goal setting, student passion for creativity, social emotional learning, and sustainable student outcomes."
—Dr. John B. Gordon III
Superintendent Suffolk Public Schools, VA
Supports Six Design Principles for
Summer Learning and Beyond
Recommended by the Learning Policy Institute Spring, 2022 and
supported by Department of Education.
1. Center Relationships
4. Engage Students' and Families' Knowledge in Disciplinary Learning
2. Create a Culture of Affirmation and Belonging
5. Provide Creative, Inquiry- Based Forms of Learning
3. Build from Students' Interests and Take a Whole Child Approach
6. Address Educator Needs and Learning
Take A Peek at Day 1
Strengthen interpersonal bonds through leading
activities that build connections.
Day 1: I am part of a learning community.
"I CAN learn something about each person in my summer school!"
Greeting of the Week:
Brain Break- Energizer:
Brain Break- Calmer:
Circle Time of the Week: