Overview

The lessons in this collection encourage the development of social and emotional skills, including self-awareness and self-reflection, healthy decision making, self-care, navigating intense emotions, and cultivating good citizenship. By listening to the work of artists such as Beyonce, Alessia CaraCharlie Puth and Whiz Khalifa, Tori Kelly, Chance the Rapper, Alan Jackson, and the Black Eyed Peas, students are inspired to discuss the role of community in personal development, the value of community service, the pitfalls of fame, how to navigate issues of identity, new experiences, peer pressure, leadership, grief, and coping with loss.