About The ESSENTIALS™
No matter what you call them — character skills, SEL skills, positive psychology strengths, employability skills, 21st century competencies, or even soft skills— in every family, school, extra-curricular and athletics setting, employment and STEM readiness program, or community and workplace environment these foundational skills are essential.
The ESSENTIALS™modules draw upon nearly 25 years of applied research and development in various K-16 education settings, the workplace, and diverse sport performance environments.
- Facilitator Guide (27 pages) – Lesson Script, Extension Activities, Six Pillar Alignment, CHAMP Approach, Additional Research
- Student Handouts (4 pages) – Includes Optimal Performance Assessments
- PowerPoint – Follows Lesson Script and is editable to customize to your lesson plan
Optional Training Available
Want to maximize your utilization of EWI ESSENTIALS resources? CHARACTER COUNTS! offers online and in-person professional development sessions to help you navigate all the features of your modules, and determine how to adapt the materials to best meet the needs of your school or organization. Two-hour and half-day professional development workshops focused on integration of The ESSENTIALS are available. To learn more about our training programs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-271-4840.