DEF is evidence-based with formal studies of efficacy on outcomes like academic improvement and decision competence.
These real life decision stories create opportunities to explore Decision Skills through relevant situations students want to talk about.
12 short videos explore the elements of Decision Quality and topics like process and responsible vs risky decisions.
Effective decision-making skills require the ability to reason in the face of uncertainty, are not intuitive, and are central to improving life outcomes. DEF strives to institute decision competency alongside literacy and numeracy as a priority in mainstream education.
Our success is achieved through enabling those working with youth to learn, deliver, and sustain decision-making curriculum, language, and environments for youth in a variety of educational settings.
Risky Decisions -- They Can Be a Good Thing for Teens to Make
In the teenager's prefrontal cortex, taking risks is natural as part of brain development. Positive risks can expand your comfort zone, but be careful to not cross the Stupid Line!
Use an Appropriate Decision-Making Process
Learn a process that addresses the important elements of a decision in a sensible order and iterates.
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Make better choices about school, friends & family, and your future today!