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Table of Contents - NEW Third Edition

Module 1: Creating a Supportive Learning Community

Lesson 1.1: Getting to Know You
Lesson 1.2: Creating First Impressions
Lesson 1.3: Introducing Social and Emotional Learning
Lesson 1.4: Creating a Social Contract
Lesson 1.5: Applying Student Success Skills
Lesson 1.6: Playing Plan-O-Rama
Lesson 1.7: Celebrating and Building Community
Lesson 1.8: Building Rapport with Teachers
Lesson 1.9: Reviving Digital Zombies
Lesson 1.10: Tuning In to Others
Lesson 1.11: Using Active Listening
Lesson 1.12: Collaborating Effectively
Lesson 1.13: Valuing an Education
Lesson 1.14: Developing Academic Supports
Lesson 1.15: Understanding Mindsets
Lesson 1.16: Cultivating Curiosity and Grit
Lesson 1.17: Focusing and Prioritizing
Lesson 1.18: Taking Effective Notes
Lesson 1.19: Improving Memory Skills - Part 1
Lesson 1.20: Improving Memory Skills - Part 2


Module 2: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Management

Lesson 2.1: Understanding the Teenage Brain
Lesson 2.2: Being Aware of Our Emotions
Lesson 2.3: Recognizing the Power of Thought
Lesson 2.4: Managing Emotions
Lesson 2.5: Defusing Anger
Lesson 2.6: Coping with Stress
Lesson 2.7: Inducing Positive Emotions
Lesson 2.8: Recognizing Character Strengths
Lesson 2.9: Building True Happiness
Lesson 2.10: Outsmarting Media Advertising
Lesson 2.11: Forging Your Identity
Lesson 2.12: Exploring Career Options
Lesson 2.13: Planning for College
Lesson 2.14: Envisioning Your Future
Lesson 2.15: Setting Life Goals
Lesson 2.16: Going on a Mission
Lesson 2.17: Preparing for Tests - Part 1
Lesson 2.18: Preparing for Tests - Part 2
Lesson 2.19: Taking Full Responsibility
Lesson 2.20: Fighting Off Victimitis


Module 3: Building Relationships and Resolving Conflicts

Lesson 3.1: Developing Positive Relationships
Lesson 3.2: Standing in the Other Person's Shoes
Lesson 3.3: Empathizing with Others
Lesson 3.4: Appreciating Diversity
Lesson 3.5: Debunking the Myths of Womanhood
Lesson 3.6: Debunking the Myths of Manhood
Lesson 3.7: Understanding Introverts and Extroverts
Lesson 3.8: Responding to Conflict
Lesson 3.9: Using a Problem-Solving Approach - Part 1
Lesson 3.10: Using a Problem-Solving Approach - Part 2
Lesson 3.11: Using a Problem-Solving Approach - Part 3
Lesson 3.12: Dealing with Gossip
Lesson 3.13: Addressing and Preventing Bullying
Lesson 3.14: Managing Social Media and Cyberbullying
Lesson 3.15: Making Personal Decisions
Lesson 3.16: Refusing and Persuading
Lesson 3.17: Making a Sincere Apology
Lesson 3.18: Forgiving Others and Ourselves
Lesson 3.19: Understanding Healthy Dating
Lesson 3.20: Helping Others



Module 4: Preparing for College and the Workforce


PREPARING FOR COLLEGE:
4.1: Thinking Ahead About Life After High School
4.2: Charting Your Future
4.3: Motivating Yourself & Moving Forward
4.4: Navigating College Applications
4.5: Writing Your College Essays
4.6: Rethinking Stress
4.7: Understanding Mindfulness
4.8: Skill Building for Mental Health & Well-Being

PREPARING FOR EMPLOYMENT:
4.9: Writing a Resume
4.10: Interviewing Effectively
4:.11: Developing a Work Ethic
4.12: Practicing Teamwork
4.13: Providing Customer Service
4.14: Problem Solving in the Workplace
4.15: Responding to Feedback
4.16: Negotiating an Agreement

PREPARING FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING:
4:17: Building a Budget
4:18: Understanding Financial Literacy
4:19: Living on Your Own & with Roommates
4:20: Choosing Wisely
Culminating Project: Transitioning Successfully