Life Skills/Pressing Issues
There are several ways you can implement this content:
- Take 10 minutes to read the message (either on the PA system,
in-house television system or as a class read-aloud), and then follow-up
with the discussion generators.
- Take 20 minutes and ask students to complete the worksheet.
- Take 30 minutes or more and choose one of the outstanding follow-up
activities written for each academic area by an award-winning educator.
. . . The choice is yours.
You're going to discover that these plans follow a consistent, easy-to-follow
format that provokes meaningful reflection and dialogue about issues that
"PW covers quite a bit of the different topics that come up in my character traits
counseling lessons. It also covers diversity issues which are so important to educating students about tolerance."
Debbie, Counselor - Texas
Bullying - Gossiping - Teasing
Coping - Overcoming Challenges
Death of a Student (Broadcast Message Only)
Disturbing News - Disturbing Images (Broadcast Message Only)
Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Health and Well-being
Helping Others – Volunteering – Service
Respect of Self and Others
School Shooting (Broadcast Message Only)
Violence Prevention - Gangs