Life Skills

Moving Forward by Reflecting Inwards: An Exploration of Place Both Physical and Emotional Places to Determine a Starting Point for Life Skills

Tracy Floeckher, 2011
Framingham High School
Framingham, MA
Psychology for Living, Grades 9-12

This seven lesson unit, designed for an elective course that examines some of the complexities of being an adult, asks the students to examine exactly where it is that they live.  It begins with the premise that in order to know where you want to end up, you need to know where you started.  The concept of sense of place grounds the unit with the opportunity to examine the surrounding area as well as delve into stories of the past.

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