National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW), held Jan 22 - 27, is a national health awareness week that offers information on drugs, alcohol, and addiction...
Supporting our students in becoming 21st Century Learners by developing self-awareness, responsible decision-making, relationship building, social awareness skills, and self-management will prepare them to be responsible and safe in all kinds of environments, and one way we can do that is through incorporating hands-on digital citizenship activities.
Technology is ingrained in our society. Now more than ever, teachers are implementing technology into their lessons as a way to enhance what they are teaching, engage the students, and share information in a multitude of ways. In recent years, we have seen how technology influences and encourages communication, breeding new parent-teacher communication tools available to educators across the globe.
Imagine preparing to appear on Shark Tank: pitching your idea to accomplished business leaders and answering tough questions on the spot Now imagine doing this...
The Campus Prevention Network’s (CPN) Prevention Excellence Awards recognizes institutions who have demonstrated success at creating safe and healthy college campuses. Learn how to apply for an impact award for work in sexual assault prevention, and alcohol and other drug abuse prevention.
Incorporating social and emotional teaching strategies into your curriculum can strengthen your students' academic and social skills. Early exposure to social emotional learning (SEL) skills can also have a lasting impact on students' lives, including in the areas of mental health, education and employment.
Normalizing discussions on social emotional learning through reading is a great way to introduce talking about bullying, depression, and stress to your students. These books, grouped by age level, could serve as conversation starters about SEL in your classroom.
When you think back to your time in school, what do you remember most? Is it the homework and tests, or is it the relationships you built with others? If you're like most people, it's the latter. But, how do those friends influence behavior? Click to read more.
Given the epidemic of harassment occurring in today's workplaces, employers need to address harassment in the workplace just like they do the flu--with a prevention-focused approach.
We have to show students that there is a real connection between science, technology, engineering, and math. As teachers, how do we do this? The best way is to make learning engaging for students through connecting concepts with real world STEM problems.