Adulting Skills 101

Curriculum:


  • Critical thinking, so they can evaluate new information


  • Emotional intelligence so they can understand themselves and others, and make wise choices in life. (Developed with input from a psychiatrist.)


  • Personal finance and financial literacy - how to budget, use credit,  use insurance etc 


  • Household maintenance - clean, ironing and other household tasks


  • Media literacy, so they can make objective decisions about advertisements etc.


  • Time Management and Organization


  • Methods of dealing with stress


  • Health and Exercise


  •  Rights of US citizens under the Constitution; how the government works 


Many of these subjects have no right or wrong answer; we will be introducing ideas and will be discussing them with the students, getting them to at least start thinking about them as a first step to coming to their own conclusions.  


Lesson Format:



Powerpoint based lectures, with plenty of classroom discussion, group projects and hands on activities


Schedule:


Weekly Saturdays 2pm - 4:30pm; 2/29, 3/7, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4; 


Location:


Atrium Office Building Conference Room

2570 Eldorado Pkwy

McKinney, TX 75070 


Price:


 $200

 

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