Comprehensive Personal Life Skills Curriculum
The Santoro Educational Life Skills Foundation’s web-based Alive2Thrive program is a comprehensive personal life skills curriculum. This curriculum features a series of 36 videos segmented into four targeted modules.
Each module below includes a series of short (2-3 minute) video lessons on specific topics. These lessons are followed by a 15- to 20-minute discussion time which can be led by a teacher or mentor. The lessons are designed for middle and high school students and are all found on this website.
HOW TO IMPLEMENT
The ALIVE2THRIVE program only has one goal; To empower you with the skills you need to guide your own life’s decisions and fulfill your potential.
Honestly, we are asking a lot from you to achieve this goal. Finishing the video lessons takes time and it...
Parents, the ALIVE2THRIVE lessons are also for you. We invite you to use these video lessons to introduce important discussions with your child.
While it can be difficult to bring up some of the topics covered by this curriculum, the video lessons are an easy and effective way for you to...
TEACHERS & MENTORS
Teachers and mentors, we invite you to use the ALIVE2THRIVE video lessons to start important discussions with your student’s. While it can be difficult to bring up some of the topics covered by this curriculum, the video lessons are an easy and effective way for you to begin a long-term conversation a
The lessons in the KNOWING ME module seek to empower you with the ability to self-reflect upon “what it means to be you.”
The MANAGING ME module seeks to empower you with the ability to guide your own thoughts in more positive directions each day.
Each video lesson and its activities are designed so that you are empowered with the skills to take control of your emotions and your life.
Some of the things you will learn in this module include:
- How to deal with lapses in confidence
- How to take responsibility when your instinct is to make an excuse
The UNDERSTANDING OTHERS module seeks to help you better understand and connect with people who possess different kinds of personality traits.
RELATING TO OTHERS, the final module of video lessons, at its core seeks to make you ready to build stronger friendships, as well as meet the needs of others.
- How to respond when others make mistakes
- How to work with and convince others to get what you want instead of forcing them to get what you want
How to use santorofoundation.org
This website is a free resource of material to help improve your personal life skills, or social and emotional intelligence. The material on this website ranges from individual “sayings” to a full curriculum program called Alive2Thrive. To help you become your best self, please review all this site has to offer. It is important you pass this site along to others so they can be the best they can be, and by doing, so we will build the best society.