Resource Center

Resource Center

The Resource Center is a collection of FREE resources curated by BOOST and sorted by grade level and category. Interested in adding a resource? Contact hello@boostcafe.org

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College Preparation Guide

High School      Financial Aid

Do you want to know how to prepare for college? This guide will help prepare you by giving you some valuable tips.

Share Your Learning

High School

Elementary   Middle School   High School      Curriculum & Enrichment

The Share Your Learning campaign is building a movement of 5 million students publicly presenting their learning beyond the classroom by 2020. This website connects and supports teachers and school leaders who are implementing exhibitions, student led conferences, and presentations of learning. It contains tool kits and resources to support educators in these practices!

Juvenile Justice

High School

Elementary   Middle School   High School      Juvenile Justice and Reform

This resource explains a bit about what juvenile justice is as well as provides additional resources on this topic.

10 Team-Building Games For Students

High School

Elementary   Middle School   High School      Leadership, Physical & Mental Health, Youth Development

10 Team-Building Games for a Friendlier Classroom is a fantastic free resource for developing relationships and a positive tone in the classroom.

BOKS

High School

   Physical & Mental Health

BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success), an initiative of the Reebok Foundation, is a physical activity program aimed to get children moving to combat the physical inactivity epidemic.

TED-Ed

High School

Elementary   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Advocacy & Policy, Curriculum & Enrichment, Diversity & Inclusion, Leadership, Physical & Mental Health, Prevention & Intervention

TED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative. TED-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world.

Do Something

Higher Education

Elementary   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Community Service Learning, Service Learning and Volunteer Programs

Provides a resource for both students and outlets to volunteer and make a difference in their communities. Browse through this website to “shop” around for a cause that you are passionate about and take action!

First Book

Higher Education

Elementary   Middle School   High School      Child Advocacy, Community-Based, Curriculum & Enrichment, Education Rights and Reform

First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need. Since our founding in 1992, First Book has distributed more than 160 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families.

National Night Out

High School

Pre K   Elementary   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Advocacy & Policy, Community-Based, Diversity & Inclusion, Juvenile Justice and Reform, Prevention & Intervention, Youth Justice and Reform

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.

The Game Jam Guide

Higher Education

Elementary   Middle School   High School      Curriculum & Enrichment, Game-Based Learning

How can designing games about real world issues teach students empathy, systems thinking, and design thinking? This curriculum guide shares lesson plans and ideas for educators to implement created by experts who lead game jams themed on topics such as climate change, immigration stories and local voices, and future cities