Educators are those that teach or explain a principle or thought to another, especially a teacher or principal.
The Afterschool Alliance’s vision is to ensure that all youth have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs. Their mission is to engage public will to increase public and private investment in quality afterschool program initiatives at the national, state and local levels. More and more, parents understand the benefits of afterschool programs and are enrolling their kids in record numbers. Participation in afterschool programs continues to grow, but for every child who participates, there are two more who would like to — if a program were available.
BrainPOP engages students through animated movies, learning games, interactive quizzes, primary source activities, concept mapping, and more. Our award-winning resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and, for English language learners, BrainPOP ESL. They cover topics within Science, Math, Social Studies, English Language Arts, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music, Health, Reading, and Writing. Our content is carefully mapped to the Common Core, aligned to academic standards, and searchable with our online Standards Tool.
DFi provides training programs for instructors and parents on how to educate kids on issues that can arise from irresponsible internet use, including harassment, cyberbullying, loss of emotional intelligence, substance use, distracted driving and more.
Studies have shown that school-based programs can help reduce the number of kids who use tobacco products. Teach the grades 6–7 materials found on the link to help build a tobacco-free future generation—while reinforcing skills in scientific literacy, health, reading comprehension, writing, and critical thinking.
Our rapidly changing world presents a whole new set of opportunities and challenges for kids. Staying on top of the latest can help us guide them as they set healthy habits for life. Got questions? Ask The Health Teacher!
The DEA and Discovery Education have joined forces to combat a growing epidemic of prescription opioid misuse and heroin use nationwide. Operation Prevention’s mission is to educate students about the true impacts of opioids and kick-start lifesaving conversations in the home and classroom.
The Project ALERT curriculum was created and tested by RAND, the nations leading think tank on drug policy. Developed over a ten-year period, Project ALERT addresses the pro-drug mindset of today’s teens and effectively increases their likelihood to remain drug-free.
Red Flags is a framework and toolkit for school-based mental health education. We celebrate and promote sound mental health as an essential component of overall health. We also view mental health as a critical factor in children’s development and their ability to learn. Red Flags is committed to making mental health education an integral part of the infrastructure of K-12 educational institutions.
Real news about drugs and your body….for teachers.