Connect with your learners to empower
them for success in school and life.

Connects U! lesson resources:

   focus on six important skill domains.

   address over 30 different relevant topics and learning targets.

   are modular - use the parts you need most. 

   are customizable - make a copy and edit to fit your needs.

 ✓ can be used with individuals or with groups of learners.

Lesson Domains and Topics

5
Topics
Social & Emotional

​Sense of Purpose

Managing Emotions

Teamwork

Respect

Interpersonal Skills

6
Topics

Taking Ownership

Setting Goals

Planning to Meet Goals

Implementing Your Plan

Show-Do-Demonstrate

Reflection

Self-Directed Learning
3
Topics

Testing Skills 

Active Listening

Online Communication

Study Skills
4
Topics

Mindset

Self-Awareness

Decision Making

Social Awareness

Habits of Success
5
Topics

Responsibilities

Safety

Avoiding Plagiarism

Citing Sources

Selecting Digital Tools

Digital Citizenship
9
Topics

Entrepreneurship

Interests/Hobbies

Career Awareness 

Portfolio Building

Resume Building

Work Ethic & Professionalism 

Oral Communication

Leadership

Written Communication

College & Career

Sample Lessons

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Responsibilities and Expectations

Responsibilities and Expectations

Digital Citizenship

Learning Target:

I can identify good digital citizenship.

GRADE LEVEL

K-2

Setting Goals

Setting Goals

Self-Directed Learning

Learning Target:

I can explain what goals are and why they are important.

GRADE LEVEL

K-2

Managing Emotions

Managing Emotions

Social and Emotional

Learning Target:

I can control and share my feelings with others.

GRADE LEVEL

K-2

Safety

Safety

Digital Citizenship

Learning Target:

I can be safe online and practice safe digital citizenship.

GRADE LEVEL

3-4

Planning to Meet Goals

Planning to Meet Goals

Self-Directed Learning

Learning Target:

I can plan to obtain a short term goal.

GRADE LEVEL

3-4

Respect

Respect

Social and Emotional

Learning Target:

I can evaluate how respectful I am of others.

GRADE LEVEL

5-8

Citing Sources using Various Tools

Citing Sources using Various Tools

Digital Citizenship

Learning Target:

I can use the MLA Format to cite my sources in research and writing.

GRADE LEVEL

5-8

Implementing your Plan

Implementing your Plan

Self-Directed Learning

Learning Target:

I can make a plan to achieve my goals and put it into place with action.

GRADE LEVEL

5-8

Selecting the Appropriate Digital Tool

Selecting the Appropriate Digital Tool

Digital Citizenship

Learning Target:

I can evaluate mobile applications for their usefulness as an adult.

GRADE LEVEL

9-12

Show-Do-Demonstrate

Show-Do-Demonstrate

Self-Directed Learning

Learning Target:

I can create an instructional piece to inform others about a topic that interests me.

GRADE LEVEL

9-12