Real Life Stories
Use these videos to demonstrate how Decision Skills assisted real life decisions.
These videos provide decision situations that set up activities and conversations in classrooms to deepen learning of Decision Skills. Most videos have curriculum that supports their use with students on the dedicated page.
These situations are from DEF students or supporters, not actors, a testimonial in themselves.
Different videos will resonate with different audiences and fulfull different purposes for teaching different topics.
Isabella - High School
High school student using Decision Skills to navigate life, choice of extracurriculars, colleges
Ben - College or Startup
College student facing a decision to drop out of school and create a startup with his brother
Antwon - Sports vs Studies
Student facing choice to change schools to get support for learning challenges
Lexie's Risky Decision
High school student faces risky decision to go bungee jumping
Ceylan - Post-College
Recent college graduate faces choices with job search and COVID uncertainty
Friday Night Decision
Student-created Decision Traps scenario: a choice between friendship and romance
Himalayan Decision 1 & 2
Group decision scenario in two parts with students trekking in Nepal
High school students struggle with team dynamics and decision making
Everest Life and Death
Andrew Brash shares story of saving a life climbing Everest
Facing Up to Cancer
Teacher applies Decision Skills training in personal life facing cancer
Rigs to Reefs
How Decision Analysis resolved a real environmental challenge removing oil rigs
High school music students face decisions on tour in Barcelona