What do your students need to know about cleaning up their digital footprint? This reflection prompt and activity will help teens make sure they put their best foot forward online.

In the digital age teens were born into, face-to-face conversation is something many struggle with. Walk through this discussion and hands-on skit activity with teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith to help your class learn the best ways to handle awkward conversations.

What does your middle schooler wish you knew? Our teacher-adviser checks in with eighth graders to find out how their parents could have given them extra support. 

Our October feature, How Do You Say 'Yum' Around the World?, will encourage students to carefully examine their food choices and habits. Use this engaging activity from Choices teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith to expand on international nutrition rules while you're at it!

Choices teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith is a sixth to eighth grade health teacher at the Shanghai American School in Shanghai, China, and the brilliant mind behind our Teacher’s Guide each month. Here, she discusses a few important steps to approaching topics related to emotional and mental health in your classroom. 

This week in the news, we discuss the teen sleep crisis, how device use correlates with depression, and more.