Essential Skills for the Whole Child

Teach your student’s essential life skills that will improve their lives outside of the classroom with our interactive digital courses. Thanks to hundreds of our partners, over 25,000+ K-12 schools and 6.8 million students have access to these courses free of charge.

Our best-in-class instructional design keeps your students engaged while they learn critical life skills such as financial readiness, emotional literacy, STEM, and much more.

Created by leading subject matter experts, these courses ensure an effective, meaningful, and measurable learning experience for both teachers and students.

Real-Life Education Course Offerings

Available Topics:

  • Opioids, stimulants, and depressants
  • Proper prescription drug use, storage, and disposal
  • Brain and body: the science of addiction
  • Simulations: refusal and bystander skills
  • Debunking common myth

Course Overview

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  • Science of Addiction

    Learning Objectives:
    - Explain that anyone can become addicted to prescription drugs
    - Describe how drugs impact the brain and can lead to addiction problems
    - Define terms, such as “withdrawal” and “tolerance” and relationships to addiction
    - Describe how many addicts can manage their addictions and try to find recovery in a supportive environment

  • Understanding Prescriptions

    Learning Objectives:
    - Explain the importance of always following instructions precisely
    - Describe the factors that doctors consider when writing prescriptions
    - Read and understand prescription labels, including caution or risk statements
    - Store and dispose of unused drugs safely and appropriately

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  • Refusal Skills

    Learning Objectives:
    - Articulate that most students do not misuse prescription drugs and would support a friend’s decision not to use drugs
    - Resist peer pressure and other influences to not take prescription drugs outside of a professionals advice
    - Describe the potential side effects of taking prescription drugs outside of a doctor’s prescription

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