Learning for Life
Learning for Life is designed to support schools and other youth-serving organizations in their efforts toward preparing youth to successfully handle the complexities of today's society and to enhance their self-confidence, motivation, and self-worth. Learning for Life also helps youth develop social and life skills, assists in character development, and helps them formulate positive personal values. It prepares youth to make ethical decisions that will help them achieve their full potential.
Learning for Life provides classroom- and worksite-based programs to support schools and other youth-serving organizations in their efforts toward preparing youth to successfully handle the complexities of today's society.
Classroom-based programs: elementary, junior high, and senior high school
Learning for Life's classroom-based programs are an action-learning process.
The elementary program features age-appropriate and grade-specific lesson plans to enhance and support the core curriculum. Teaching techniques such as role playing, small-group discussions, reflective and moral dilemma exercises, and hands-on activities are used for optimal effectiveness and memory retention.
In the junior high/middle school and senior high programs, community role models share their career expertise with students and also help form valuable community links and partnerships with local schools.
The special-needs curriculum teaches youth with disabilities the life skills they need to achieve self-sufficiency. This curriculum is sometimes supplemented with the elementary, junior high/middle school, and senior high school Learning for Life program materials.