ATTENDANCE & ACHIEVEMENT VIDEOS & LESSON PLANS
Websource clients: Find the following videos with supporting lesson plans and discussion questions, within the Attendance and Achievement section.
AGAINST ALL ODDS
Why do some children succeed while others fail? Resiliency can make the difference: the ability to bounce back from frustrations and recover from setbacks. We can teach resiliency skills to our children. Watch Against All Odds and get an inside glimpse into the lives of children who are reaching their personal dreams and goals despite challenges such as poverty, drugs, crime, family problems, cultural differences and more.
DISCONNECT: WHY KIDS SKIP SCHOOL
Every day in America, approximately 4 million children are NOT in schools. Hundreds of thousands more students skips class unexcused. This video provides strategies for helping students connect to school and commit to their own education.
THE POWER OF EXPECTATIONS
Expectations of parents, teachers and peers all have tremendous influence on kids – in sports, in school and in life. Students, what does everyone seem to expect for your future and what should you expect for yourself?
LIFE 101: ATTENDANCE
A set of DVDs profiling real kids struggling with attendance and academic achievement. Program titles include Against All Odds, Children of Hope, Disconnect: Why Kids Skip School and The Power of Expectations, covering issues including Drop-Out Prevention, Truancy Prevention, Motivation, Achievement and Resilience.
Websource is the Connect with Kids online library which includes 300 reality-based streaming videos that are 3-8 minutes in length, lesson plans with discussion questions, parent tip sheets, family viewing guides, professional development videos with assessments and a weekly newsletter featuring the latest research on social, emotional, health and wellness related issues. Click on the buttons below to learn more about how your school can access Websource.