High School Explorer

High School Explorer

Helps students structure major decisions | Taught by Alliance for Decision Education
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  • 6.0 hrs

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Course description

The High School Explorer program helps middle school students think effectively about the process of researching and applying to high schools. These skills are useful to any other decisions that require a significant process.

Each lesson includes engaging class activities, a brief homework assignment, and a prompt for a family conversation.

High School Explorer lesson topics include:

  • An activity introducing group decision making
  • Thinking habits important to decision making:
    • Be Open-Minded
    • Deal With Uncertainty
    • Be Resilient
  • Elements of a decision:
    • Communicate
    • Pinpoint Your Preferences
    • Collect Information
    • Analyze Your Options

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Alliance for Decision  Education
Alliance for Decision Education
Head Instructor

The Alliance for Decision Education is dedicated to the belief that better decisions lead to better lives and a better society. Our mission is to improve lives by empowering students with the decision skills to be better decision makers and better understand the world they live in.

Working with education experts, we created engaging and award-winning programs that introduced decision skills to students across the country. Our programs and instructional content help develop students’ critical thinking, social, and emotional skills. In addition, we support and assist research to develop new products, interventions, and instructional methods to help bring Decision Education to every Middle and High School student. 

To contact us, please email programs@howidecide.org.