Don’t Be A Phoney – Grades 6-8 Module

Students learn to make responsible choices about smartphones and social media. They learn digital citizenship, and how to put their usage of screen-time in perspective. They analyze fact from fiction on social media, and discover how to separate truth from appearance. They also discover how being glued to electronic devices can affect their mental health and wellbeing overall.

Activity 1: Let’s Chat

Activity 2: Word! – Spoken Word Analysis

Activity 3: Why Am I out of Whack? The Science Behind Screen-time

Activity 4: Get Some Perspective: A Fast from Social Media 

Activity 5: Social Media & Your Social Identity

CASEL Core Competencies Fulfilled: Responsible decision-making, Self-management, Self-awareness, Social awareness, Relationship skills



Each curriculum Module includes:        

  • Unlimited access to digital curriculum for entire school year — for all faculty!
  • Comprehensive, step-by-step Lesson Plans and Teaching Guides
  • 5 unique research-based activities per module
  • Interactive, animated web-based slides that guide students through each activity
  • Links to all fulfilled College & Career Readiness Standards — per grade
  • Digital Download: Print your own Let’s Chat Conversation Cards
  • Custom printouts, worksheets and award certificates
  • Access to our discussion forums and peer-messaging network
  • Original poetry analysis
  • Promise Pledges for students to read aloud
  • Pam’s Perspective: A topical “true story” to share with students
  • Educational Webinars with best-selling authors and award-winning educators
  • Material updated regularly to reflect latest evaluations and educator feedback
  • Need help finding funding? Email us.
  • Contact us about our discounted pilot pricing.

Additional Resources:

  • We will design a custom SEL program tailored specifically for your needs.
    (Example: We bundle different courses to address your school’s behavioral issues. We can even incorporate your school theme or mascot into your modules!)
  • Let’s Chat conversation cards to open the discussion
  • Signage for all classrooms and common areas
  • Posters and merchandise to reinforce positive messaging



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