“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are”.
~E. E. Cummings
Many teachers lament, see “I am supposed to teach Advisory, recipe but I have no idea what to do.” YSS helps teachers create structure out of this elusive time slot.
“To me, good health is more than just exercise and diet. It’s really a point of view and a mental attitude you have about yourself.” ~ Angela Lansbury
Your Self Series (YSS) is an ideal Health curriculum because it meets National Health Standards in a project-based learning atmosphere.
“Well-structured after school programs effectively expand learning time for students, provide opportunities for collaboration with the broader community, and constructively fill those hours that, at best, are spent idly and, at worst, entice unsupervised youngsters into delinquent or high-risk activities.” ~www.education.com”
“Attention to social and emotional issues in school has become a necessity…” ~ Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl
The competencies of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) are self-management, selfawareness, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision making (CASEL.org).
Your Self Series is the only website that provides an interactive modality for learning about mental health – for free.
Did you know that the freshman year of high school is the most vulnerable time for depression? That the age of 14 is when half of the diagnosed mental health disorders begin?
“All the talk in the world means nothing until we take action to teach kids social skills.”~Joel Haber, Ph.D., author of Bully-proof Your Child For Life
Identity development is at the heart of the teen years.