struggle.

suffer.

fail.

Without life skills, kids

It’s true. Without life skills education, young people are radically more susceptible to a host of problems.

Like dropping out of school. Bullying. Violence. Crime. Substance abuse. Poverty. And health issues.

WHAT IS LIFE SKILLS EDUCATION?

It’s the behavioral and societal skills kids need to successfully navigate life and develop to their fullest potential.

Life skills education gives kids the tools and support they need to communicate more effectively. To make informed decisions. To set and achieve goals. To problem solve. To resolve conflict. To become responsible, caring, and productive citizens.

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The Curriculum

The Overcoming Obstacles life skills curriculum focuses on creating active learning experiences for young people through role playing, group and partner activities, reflection assignments, journal prompts, discussions, and the use of technology.

It is comprehensive, with 180 hours of life skills instruction covering more than 25 critical topics, and over 200 student activities sheets available in English, Spanish, and French, with select activity sheets available in Russian, Arabic, and simplified Chinese.

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LIFE SKILLS CHANGE LIVES

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TEACH YOUR STUDENTS LIFE SKILLS. HELP CHANGE THE WORLD.

Today, more than 40,000 educators teach Overcoming Obstacles’ activity-based lessons, positively impacting the lives of more than 12 million young people in classrooms across the US and in over 90 countries worldwide.

of educators teaching Overcoming Obstacles report it positively impacts student social development

of educators teaching Overcoming Obstacles report it positively impacts student emotional development

of educators teaching Overcoming Obstacles report it positively impacts student academic development

of educators teaching Overcoming Obstacles report it engages students in the classroom

of educators teaching Overcoming Obstacles report it helps students develop communication, decision making and goal setting skills

of educators teaching Overcoming Obstacles report it helps prepare their students for college or a career

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Start changing your students’ lives today. Join the 40,000 educators who have already taught over​ 12 million young people life skills. Sign up now to download our curriculum.

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