K-12 HEALTH CURRICULUM

Wellness Matters: K-12 Health & Wellness Courses

Forming Healthy Habits for Students

Students are faced with making choices every day. With EVERFI’s digital health and wellness curriculum, kids are taught that the choices they make and habits they form now become the foundation for the lives they lead as adults.

EVERFI works with partners to secure funding so all of our digital health and wellness resources, training, and support are completely free to teachers, districts, and families.

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Health and Wellness for High School Students

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Character Playbook – Healthy Relationships

Description

Character Playbook gives middle school students practical applications for developing social and emotional skills.

Grade Levels

6th, 7th, 8th, 9th

Understanding Mental Wellness

Description

Understanding Mental Wellness is a digital resource that introduces middle and high school students to mental health education. Available in Spanish.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

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Prescription Drug Safety Training for High School Students

Description

As addiction devastates communities across the country, this evidence-based drug abuse prevention program empowers students to make healthy decisions.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Vaping: Know the truth

Description

Vaping: Know the truth is a prevention-forward digital learning experience that gives today’s students core knowledge around the dangers associated with using e-cigarettes and offers resources to help young people quit if they already vape. Available in Spanish.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Ignition: Digital Wellness and Safety

Description

Technology changes rapidly. Give your students the tools they need to keep up with technology and stay safe online. Available in Spanish and French.

Grade Levels

6th, 7th, 8th, 9th

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Alcohol Education: Safe and Smart

Description

Help students analyze peer pressure and advertising influences and examine the effects that alcohol has on their brain and body.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

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Honor Code – Bullying Prevention

Description

Honor Code takes a practical approach to bullying prevention by empowering students to create change, whether they’re engaging in bullying, on the receiving end of it, or witnessing it in their school. Available in French.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th

Health Literacy Curriculum for High School

Description

EVERFI’s Health Literacy Curriculum empowers students to become advocates for their own health and financial wellness, helping them understand when and where to ask for help when making health care decisions. Available in Spanish.

Grade Levels

9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Engaging and Self-Paced

Digital Lessons Students Can Access Anywhere

Health and Wellness for Middle School Students

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Character Playbook – Healthy Relationships

Description

Character Playbook gives middle school students practical applications for developing social and emotional skills.

Grade Levels

6th, 7th, 8th, 9th

Understanding Mental Wellness

Description

Understanding Mental Wellness is a digital resource that introduces middle and high school students to mental health education. Available in Spanish.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

prescription drug safety laptop mockup

Prescription Drug Safety Training for High School Students

Description

As addiction devastates communities across the country, this evidence-based drug abuse prevention program empowers students to make healthy decisions.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

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The Compassion Project - Elementary Empathy Curriculum

Description

The Compassion Project is the first free, comprehensive, multi-lingual, empathy curriculum designed to help educators facilitate lessons around SEL skills for 2nd-5th graders.

Grade Levels

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

Vaping: Know the truth

Description

Vaping: Know the truth is a prevention-forward digital learning experience that gives today’s students core knowledge around the dangers associated with using e-cigarettes and offers resources to help young people quit if they already vape. Available in Spanish.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Ignition: Digital Wellness and Safety

Description

Technology changes rapidly. Give your students the tools they need to keep up with technology and stay safe online. Available in Spanish and French.

Grade Levels

6th, 7th, 8th, 9th

high school students share thoughts on why they choose to not drink alcohol

Alcohol Education: Safe and Smart

Description

Help students analyze peer pressure and advertising influences and examine the effects that alcohol has on their brain and body.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

how to respond when we see bullying in school

Honor Code – Bullying Prevention

Description

Honor Code takes a practical approach to bullying prevention by empowering students to create change, whether they’re engaging in bullying, on the receiving end of it, or witnessing it in their school. Available in French.

Grade Levels

8th, 9th, 10th

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Sustainability Foundations: Ready to Recycle

Description

Ready to Recycle builds on the knowledge and skills that students learned in Sustainability Foundations and helps students develop strategies for becoming better informed consumers when it comes to recycling. Students will learn about single-stream recycling, the environmental impacts of mining and refining raw materials to be used in consumer goods, and how to make sustainable choices.

Grade Levels

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

students decide how they would like their ideal sustainable community to look like

Sustainability Foundations

Description

Sustainability Foundations is the introductory course to EVERFI’s Environmental Learning suite. In this introductory lesson, students learn about the interconnectedness of environmental and human systems. They are asked to reflect on the kind of future they want for the world, what it will take to get there, and the impact that individuals can have on the environment. Available in Spanish and French.

Grade Levels

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

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Sustainability Foundations: Plants, Animals, and Our World

Description

Plants, Animals, and Our World is made up of four lessons covering human health, climate change, global resource constraints, and biodiversity. Available in Spanish and French.

Grade Levels

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

Healthier Me – Middle School Health Curriculum

Description

In Healthier Me, middle school students embark on fun wellness adventures to make healthy, informed decisions when it comes to nutrition.

Grade Levels

6th, 7th, 8th

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EVERFI's K-12 Financial Literacy Resources Are Available at No Cost to Teachers, Schools, & Districts.

Health and Wellness for Elementary School Students

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The Compassion Project - Elementary Empathy Curriculum

Description

The Compassion Project is the first free, comprehensive, multi-lingual, empathy curriculum designed to help educators facilitate lessons around SEL skills for 2nd-5th graders.

Grade Levels

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

middle school students learning about recycling

Sustainability Foundations: Ready to Recycle

Description

Ready to Recycle builds on the knowledge and skills that students learned in Sustainability Foundations and helps students develop strategies for becoming better informed consumers when it comes to recycling. Students will learn about single-stream recycling, the environmental impacts of mining and refining raw materials to be used in consumer goods, and how to make sustainable choices.

Grade Levels

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

students decide how they would like their ideal sustainable community to look like

Sustainability Foundations

Description

Sustainability Foundations is the introductory course to EVERFI’s Environmental Learning suite. In this introductory lesson, students learn about the interconnectedness of environmental and human systems. They are asked to reflect on the kind of future they want for the world, what it will take to get there, and the impact that individuals can have on the environment. Available in Spanish and French.

Grade Levels

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

lesson overviews on sustaining global resources, protecting healthy biodiversity and positively impacting climate change

Sustainability Foundations: Plants, Animals, and Our World

Description

Plants, Animals, and Our World is made up of four lessons covering human health, climate change, global resource constraints, and biodiversity. Available in Spanish and French.

Grade Levels

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

elementary students learn about healthy food choices

Healthier Me

Description

Students can form nutrition and fitness-related habits that will last a lifetime. Help them learn how to make healthy choices through this game-based course.

Grade Levels

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

Prevention-First Health Curriculum

EVERFI's lesson library and free health and wellness resources help your students develop whole-child education skills through digital, evidence-informed curriculum aligned to standards.

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Access and Accountability

Asynchronous learning allows for lessons anytime, anywhere with built-in assessments and real-time grading.

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Turnkey Lessons

Gamified financial skills in a fail-safe environment. Teachers receive lesson plans, activities, & discussion guides, too.

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Implementation Support

Our regional support team guides teachers every step of the way, through on-demand training and professional learning events.

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Health and Wellness FAQs

Health and wellness curriculum offers students a comprehensive education on various aspects of physical and mental well-being. Here are some key components typically included in health and wellness curriculum: physical education, nutrition education, mental health and emotional well-being, substance abuse prevention, personal safety and injury prevention, health literacy and decision making, healthy relationships and communication, and disease prevention and personal hygiene, Health and wellness curriculum aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to make informed decisions about their physical and mental well-being. It promotes the development of healthy habits, responsible behavior, and positive attitudes towards personal health, ultimately supporting students in leading balanced and fulfilling lives.