LifeStories for Kids is a classroom-based, universal character education program that combines evidence-based practices for developing prosocial skills with the ancient art of storytelling. This program was specifically designed to integrate with the language arts curriculum and is presented in a multimedia package that keeps kids captivated and engaged in learning. LifeStories for Kids provides teachers with the tools they need to support character education in the classroom.
Selected Peer-Reviewed Articles
DeRosier, M. E. & Mercer, S. H. (2007). Improving student behavior: The effectiveness of a school-based character education program. Journal of Research in Character Education, 5, 131-148.
Life Stories for Kids K-2
For more information or to purchase this program, please visit SELmedia, Inc.'s LifeStories for Kids K-2 page.
|Life Stories for Kids 3-5
Storytelling is a natural way to engage children in the educational process. This program encourages children to explore and enhance their understanding of character as well as prosocial and emotional skills, while enriching their oral and written language abilities. In this series, nationally acclaimed storytellers Donna Washington, Willy Claflin, and Olga Loya use their talent to make complex and abstract concepts come to life for elementary school children:
|Cultural Heritage Stories for Kids|
|Use storytelling to help children learn about and accept diverse cultures.|
|Celebrating the Strengths of Black Youth|
|Use small groups to promote healthy behaviors in Black youth.|
|S.S.GRIN Social Skills Training Series|
|Use small groups to help children and adolescents learn social skills.|
|Adventures in Emotional Literacy|
|Help children in schools recognize, understand, label, express, and regulate emotions.|