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Setting Students up for Success

As the year progresses, there are many behaviors that we can highlight to help our students create healthy habits. Setting realistic, attainable goals a great way to keep kids on track and to redirect children who have strayed from the ideal path. Ask your students, “How can you lead a...

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We’re Now on Google Drive

We have exciting news! All of Ask, Listen, Learn’s resources from our newest series, “Alcohol and the Developing Brain” are now available to integrate into your Google Classroom. The digital nature of our programming allows us the opportunity to aggregate our resources and create user-friendly experiences for our community. We’re...

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New Year’s Resolutions from Ask, Listen, Learn!

For many, the start of a new year offers an opportunity to reflect, evaluate, and start fresh. The same goes for our Ask, Listen, Learn characters! Our brain parts have all made resolutions to work towards healthier and happier versions of themselves. Learn a bit about each character’s function and...

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My Life Suckers on New Year’s Resolutions

Oh, the New Year’s resolution. It starts as an innocent idea. One that manifests itself out of the “would’ve, could’ve, and should’ves” of the year that passed. It’s an idea that in theory should make you into a better mom, husband, parent, teacher, wife, friend, sister, brother (you get the idea). But then...

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Parents are the leading influence, but teachers have a front row seat

Parents are the biggest influence on whether pre-teens and teens decide to drink alcohol but teachers are important allies. Parents can make the most of this by asking teachers to give them a head’s up if they notice anything. Teachers have front row seats for the drama that is adolescence....

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Santa’s watching this holiday season, and so are your kids

Have you ever noticed that watching is a big part of the holidays? From the Elf on the Shelf keeping an eye on little ones to carols about how Santa Claus sees you when you’re sleeping, there’s a lot of observation going on this time of year. That includes our...

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We were featured in Education Week!

Our new resources were featured in Education Week today about the importance of alcohol education and the advantages of our digitally-accessible tools. The article by Marva Hinton details the importance of reaching kids at the middle school level to better equip them to say NO to alcohol when it presents itself....

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Happy Thanksgiving from Ask, Listen, Learn!

As we all shuffle between family and friends this Thanksgiving weekend – we think it’s important to take a second and say thanks to YOU for being the parents, educators or community members making the next generation of smart decision makers. It’s because of this lifetime of conversations that we...

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