ERIC Number: ED390777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Olympic Spirit: Building Resiliency in Youth.
United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO.; Learning Systems Group, Washington, DC.
This activity guide accompanies a video designed to provide creative and engaging lessons to supplement classroom drug and violence prevention efforts. The materials are built around the excitement and motivating lessons and themes of the Olympic Games. The activity guide contains seven sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Building Resiliency"; (3) "Teaching Prevention," which provides suggestions for Grades K-4, Grades 5-8, and Grades 9-12; (4) "The Olympic Spirit"; (5) "Lessons Plans," includes: "Run to Atlanta,""Make On-Target Decisions,""Know Your Routine to Say No,""Express Your Feelings,""Reach for Your Dreams,""Chart the Course to Your Future,""Get the Message,""Team Up to Meet a Need," and "Symbols of Diversity"; (6) "Conducting a School-Wide Effort," and (7)"Resources." (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Cooperation, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Goal Orientation, Health Education, Motivation, Objectives, Olympic Games, School Security, Teamwork, Violence
NTIS, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161 (videotape).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Safe and Drug Free Schools Program.
Authoring Institution: United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO.; Learning Systems Group, Washington, DC.