REAL Essentials Starting Point

REAL Essentials Starting Point

A fun and engaging curriculum specially designed to successfully launch children into adolescence. It teaches relationship skills that reduce friendship drama and enhance confidence and social success.

$349.00

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Everything changes for kids as they approach their teenage years. These formative milestones can be overwhelming for both parents and their children. The REAL Essentials Starting Point curriculum equips educators and parents with lessons to jump-start conversation and develop foundational relationship skills in this new life stage. All lessons are inclusive, evidence based and medically accurate.

Activity based lessons prepare students to better understand and address:

  • Recognizing what makes students special as individuals and understand unique qualities in others
  • Addressing the physical and emotional changes that occur with body growth and development
  • Skills for establishing healthy friendships and strengthening personal character qualities
  • Good grooming, manners and etiquette
  • Effective communication techniques, including how to understand and communicate feelings
  • Setting personal goals for the short-term and long-term future

Inclusions

REAL Essentials Starting Point curriculum arrives with:

  • Full access to online resources, including:
    • Powerpoint presentations
    • Suggested scope and sequence
    • Supplemental videos
  • Complete teacher tool kit, including
    • Shark/safety scenario cards
    • Footprints for ground rules activity
    • Personality style stuffed animals
    • Wooden heart
    • Balloons
    • Love Tank t-shirt (used in Love Tank lesson)
    • Feelings/behavior train cards
    • Brown lunch sacks for hot potato paper bag
    • Dice
    • Fact or fiction cards
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Angie Olsen

March 10, 2017

REAL Essentials Starting Point Lessons are valuable and relevant to our middle school students. We have enjoyed engaging in the interactive games and reflections together as a class. The lessons provide us with opportunity for powerful, memorable discussion. If the curriculum had some more media/video content that would improve my ratings.

Jim Hunt

March 07, 2017

I love the material and the kids are engaged and interactive when doing the lessons!

Nancy C., Curriculum Coordinator

January 15, 2016

We are about to launch our Relationship Education “course” in our middle school (grades 6-8) and are extremely excited about the next few months. Having gone through the training, our staff feels well-equipped to start “getting REAL” with students about areas that we have previously shied away from in the past. The training is FABULOUS and Joneen and Lauren were incredibly informative, engaging, and helpful in making this View More

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