Taking responsibility for self and others: following rules and routines, respecting others, and taking initiative.
Behaving in a pro-social way: Showing empathy and getting along in the world, for example, by sharing and taking turns.
A child that is socially and emotionally ready for school is the child that:
Confident, friendly, able to develop good relationships with peers.
Able to concentrate on an persist at challenging tasks.
Able to communicate frustrations, anger, and joy effectively.
Able to listen to instructions and be attentive.