Standards for Student Success

Lessons and Resources:

  • Centervention offers free lessons, activities, and printables for students in grades K – 6 in the following skill areas: Communication, Cooperation, Emotion Regulation, Empathy, Impulse Control, and Social Initiation.
  • Common Sense Media provides free lessons and resources on digital citizenship and safety for students in Kindergarten through the 12th grade.
  • Everfi offers free digital lessons focused on topics like health and wellness, social skills and character education, and academics.
  • Get a Life” program is a hands-on financial education experience that teaches students about managing personal finances through a fun budget simulation activity.
  • It’s On Us WV Educator Toolkit provides free lesson plans for grades K – 6 filled with activities and resources on social-emotional learning with a focus on topics that include feelings, empathy, communication, conflict resolution, and peer relationships.
  • The Mental Health & High School Curriculum Guide is a mental health literacy curriculum designed for use with students in grades 7-10.
  • Overcoming Obstacles is a free research-based curriculum that provides educators with the tools to teach students in grades K – 12 critical social and emotional skills including: how to communicate effectively, make informed decisions, set and achieve goals, resolve conflicts, solve problems, respect one another, and more.
  • Practical Money Skills offers lesson plans to help spark students’ curiosity and improve their financial literacy.
  • Teaching Tolerance is a free resource to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors, and other practitioners—who work with students in grades K – 12. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued, and welcome participants.
  • We Do Listen Foundation is geared toward early elementary and offers free downloadable animated versions of all books, songs, interactive questions, posters, discussion ideas, and educational games.
  • WVDE Body Safety Toolkit is a comprehensive toolkit on Body Safety Education for students in grades K – 12.