Category: Life Skills Resources

Lesson Ideas: Consequences of Teenage Intimacy

As the result of last month’s “Project Brainstorm” activity, Cheryl, a veteran Family and Consumer Science Teacher from Ohio submitted a whole bunch of activities and resources that she uses with her students. We thought they deserve special attention, so take a look and see if there are any ideas you might want to use with your students.

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Healthy Living Infographic

Tired of posters or PowerPoint presentations? This activity allows students to create their own infographic based on statistics and facts found on the Centers for Disease Control. An infographic is a visual way to represent facts and information. There are a few free sites that have templates to create infographics quickly. This mini project allows students to practice using data and creating graphs.

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Family and Consumer Sciences Course Expectations & Outlines

Need some ideas on how to construct your course or write curriculum? Here are a few examples from other Family Consumer Science programs!

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Perfect for Your Classroom: A Politically Neutral Novel about Teenage Pregnancy (sponsored post)

Every so often I will write a sponsored post. I allow companies who have products or services that I think would be helpful to you as readers advertise through a sponsored post.

The book, Butterflies in May, is a story about teen pregnancy that can be used in your classroom. Bancroft Publishing would like to give you complimentary copy to review.

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Character Resources

Books Good Ideas to Help Young People Develop Good Character: Ways to Teach the Six Pillars of Character The six pillars of character discussed in this book are Trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. Articles Teaching Millennials More Effectively…

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Good Relationship Resources

Dibble Fund: a research based organization that provides educational tools for educators to educate teens on how to be emotionally healthy and have healthy relationships. Their latest Icebreakers: it is important to lay a good foundation for a class that…

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