Life Skills: Adulting with Confidence


Life Skills: Adulting with Confidence

Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 10 a.m. CST

Full year, 1 credit course

Instructor: Shannan Swindler 

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Life Skills: Adulting with Confidence

Life skills: Adulting with Confidence – Full Year Course

This is a full-year, online, live class that will get your teens primed and ready for the next phase of life- meets weekly.

The 8+ sections of this one year course are centered on three broad topics: Making the most of your life, transitions and preparing for your first job. Students will interact with the teacher and other students online to complete these life skills units.

Units include:

  • Finding & Creating A Healthy Life Balance
  • Organizing Your Life
  • Can You Afford to Leave Home?
  • Budgeting & Money Management
  • The Interview
  • Resume
  • The Workplace Experience

Each section will include short videos, worksheets, and discussion to get your teen thinking about what it will take to live and thrive as a young adult.

Life Skills: Adulting with Confidence will include a moderate to a high level of course work outside of class in preparation for quality discussion with the ultimate result being:

  • a completed resume & cover letter, mock job interview experience.
  • sample budget & meal plan,
  • move out budget & checklist,
  • A deeper understanding of time management and how to prioritize for the best possible outcomes when life gets overwhelming.

Required Materials & Requirements:

This course will include all needed curricula, with the exception of digital tools for planning and organizing.  Free apps will be recommended, but individual preferences or needs may need to be accommodated with apps that may need to be purchased.

Finally,  it is recommended that students consider taking Goals for a Purpose Driven Teen & Creating A Digital Portfolio.  These both cover the necessary ‘bookends’ to inspire confidence and technical ability in our modern world. These courses will be offered as summer workshops- stay tuned!

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This is a perfect course to take after students have completed Orienteering. 

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