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Richard Long joins the ELS Team

Richard Long joins the ELS Team

Richard Long has worked in the helping professions for the past 18 years working in leadership positions in wilderness therapy, community behavioral health, therapeutic boarding schools, and public high schools. Richard is…
The Importance of Drug, Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention & Education in Schools and the Effect It Has

The Importance of Drug, Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention & Education in Schools and the Effect It Has

The latest Monitoring the Future survey revealed that drug abuse is declining among America’s teens, yet an alarming number of students are still putting their lives at risk by abusing drugs and…
How Do We Stop Distracted Driving? It’s a Deadly National Crisis for Our Teens

How Do We Stop Distracted Driving? It’s a Deadly National Crisis for Our Teens

Did you know that every single day, 9 people lose their lives and more than 1,000 people are injured on US roads as a direct result of distracted driving? Distracted driving is…
Setting Social Emotional Goals for Yourself & Students

Setting Social Emotional Goals for Yourself & Students

Although education has typically been viewed as being about giving students academic and technical skills, there’s an increasing recognition that social-emotional development is important, too. Data suggest that IQ is not a…
Recommended Books for Social Emotional Learning

Recommended Books for Social Emotional Learning

Social-emotional learning is fast becoming a bedrock of modern approaches to education. Social-emotional learning books help students develop independence from teachers and caregivers, preparing them for life outside of school in the…
Impact of Social Emotional Learning on Student Achievement	 100%

Impact of Social Emotional Learning on Student Achievement 100%

Social and emotional learning is an approach to education that has been growing in popularity, focusing on creating a safe and positive learning environment that fosters an ability to succeed not just…
The Importance of Relationships in Social Emotional Learning

The Importance of Relationships in Social Emotional Learning

Academic skills are often seen as a necessity in modern life. School is seen as mandatory and it’s important for young children to begin studying as early as possible in order to…
Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for High School

Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for High School

High school marks one of the fastest periods of growth in any student’s life as they prepare for the transition into adulthood, facing questions of entering the working world or pursuing further…
Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for Middle School

Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for Middle School

In order to ensure the most comprehensive education possible, Education Lifeskills has created a Social & Emotional Learning curriculum for middle school students. Built to accompany the traditional middle school experience, it’s…

Understanding Anger and School Shootings

School shootings have become horrifically common in recent years, and it’s a problem that educators simply cannot ignore. Another thing we cannot ignore? The link between these shootings, anger and bullying. In…

Urban Collaborative Attendees: What is SEL in Practice?

If you’ve been in the education space for long, you’ve probably heard the term SEL. Most teaching professionals can even define it: social and emotional learning. But based on what we learned…
13 Things You Need in a Life Skills Curriculum

13 Things You Need in a Life Skills Curriculum

School systems in the US often don’t provide life skill lessons in curriculums. The focus is often only on basics of academic work, putting high school graduates at a disadvantage when leaving…
10 Life Skills Your Kids Should Learn in High School

10 Life Skills Your Kids Should Learn in High School

High school can be a stressful time. Many students are panicking about having grades solid enough to get into college. Others are grappling with the daunting idea of graduation from high school…
Education Lifeskills and ONEder

Education Lifeskills and ONEder

PROVO, UT 04/17/2018- Education Lifeskills is excited to announce that our eLearning courses are now available on ONEder. ONEder is a unique platform that focuses on adapting content and making it more…
Brand new Tobacco Awareness Course!

Brand new Tobacco Awareness Course!

The dangers of tobacco use have never been more apparent than they are today. Yet, there are still far too many teens experimenting with this (harmful substance) and suffering the consequences. Our…

Social and Emotional Learning: 5 Tips for Better Decision Making

One strand of social-emotional learning involves decision-making skills. Children learn to make good choices in a series of stages, and teachers can facilitate the process in the classroom. Helping children develop strong…

How Does My School See Social Emotional Learning?

Incorporating social emotional learning (SEL) into schools is becoming a major point of discussion in education. SEL is proven to help students create relationships, learn, and develop skills that are necessary for…
Why High Schools Should Be Teaching Life Skills

Why High Schools Should Be Teaching Life Skills

Most of what curriculum covers throughout school focuses on academic information, with very few opportunities for students to focus on developing cognitive life skills. A primary purpose of high school is to prepare…

How to Teach Social-Emotional Learning

Educators and administrators are still discovering what the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) means for schools, but most agree one change is positive for children. ESSA prioritizes social-emotional learning as critical…
Where’d the Grit and Resilience Go?

Where’d the Grit and Resilience Go?

How familiar does this sentiment sound? Kids nowadays, they just seem so fragile and lack the grit and resilience of predecessors. What happened? Some may say, “Kids are too coddled” (maybe). Others…
Infinity - Media Awareness Course: Helping Students Avoid Technology Addictions

Infinity - Media Awareness Course: Helping Students Avoid Technology Addictions

Technology can be a good resource or it can turn into an addiction. Today’s students are surrounded by technology in each classroom , it is nearly impossible for a student to avoid…
Announcing New Course: Positive Thinking Skills - Helping Students To Think Successfully

Announcing New Course: Positive Thinking Skills - Helping Students To Think Successfully

  Did you know that every 26 seconds a new student drops out of school? That is 7,000 students a day or 1.2 million students pear year. It has also been reported…
Visit Us At The CEC 2017 Convention In Boston

Visit Us At The CEC 2017 Convention In Boston

Education Lifeskills will be attending the CEC Convention & Expo as an exhibitor. This conference will be held between April 19-22 in Boston, MA at the John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention…

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