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The BOOST Cafe Resource Center is a collection of FREE resources curated by BOOST and sorted by grade level and category.

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IF/THEN Collection

Elementary School   Middle School   High School      Curriculum & Enrichment, STEM Curriculum

The IF/THEN® Collection is the largest free resource of its kind dedicated to increasing access to authentic and relatable images of real women in STEM. Here in this digital library, you will find thousands of photos, videos and other assets that authentically represent women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The content features careers as diverse as shark tagging, fashion design, and training Olympic athletes, and nudges public perceptions in a more realistic direction that illuminates the importance of STEM everywhere.

Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources to Celebrate Black Americans

High School

Elementary School   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Advocacy & Policy, Curriculum & Enrichment, Diversity & Inclusion, Diversity, Equality, Cultural Competency, Social Justice

Bring the celebration of Black History Month into your classroom with these activities, lesson plans, book resources, and interactive histories. Choose from several activities surrounding African American icons, slavery, the Civil Rights Movement, schools and integration, music and arts, and more.

Black Lives Matter Movement Resources

Higher Education

Elementary School   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Advocacy & Policy, Diversity & Inclusion, Diversity, Equality, Cultural Competency, Social Justice

Black Lives Matter, a Black-centered political will and movement founded in 2013, offers toolkits, reports, social media graphics, and other free resources to learn more about the movement to fight injustices for African Americans.

Nutrition Education- Childhood Health, Obesity Prevention, Nutrition Tools

Higher Education

Elementary School      Obesity Prevention, Physical & Mental Health

Nourish Interactive is your free one-stop resource for fun nutrition games for kids, interactive nutrition tools and tips for parents and health educators to use to promote healthy living for the whole family. Created by nutrition and health care professionals, Nourish Interactive’s nutrition education website gives children and families the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices.

Mizzen by Mott

Elementary School

Pre K   Elementary School   Middle School   High School      Curriculum & Enrichment, Digital Learning & Apps, Literacy Apps

Open worlds of discovery with Mizzen by Mott. Mizzen by Mott is a new app that provides high-quality, engaging learning content to the afterschool and out-of-school time field. Featuring exciting content from premier organizations like NASA, Jazz at Lincoln Center, California Academy of Sciences, After-School All-Stars, and others, Mizzen brings you activities and lessons that boost STEM learning, language arts and literacy, and 21st-century skills. From exploring the colors of Mars to the elements of jazz improv, Mizzen activities will challenge, delight, and inspire awe. To help you meet the unique and varied needs of this moment, Mizzen includes modules and playlists of activities that foster student health, well-being, and social and emotional learning, as well as activities that can be done in small-group settings or at home. Mizzen also features Pro Tips and messaging and scheduling tools designed to help you hone your skills, streamline planning, and strengthen your program. Download Mizzen by Mott today from the App Store or Google Play. Through support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, this all-in-one tool is free to afterschool and out-of-school time professionals who are empowering young people everywhere.

How to Support Bisexual Youth

High School

Elementary School   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      Diversity & Inclusion, LGBTQIA2+

At The Trevor Project, we’re always working to create a safer world for LGBTQ youth. Our guide on “How to Support Bisexual Youth: Ways to Care for Bisexual, Pansexual, Fluid, and Queer Youth Who are Attracted to More than One Gender” is an introductory educational resource that covers a wide range of topics and best practices for supporting the bisexual youth in your life, which may include yourself! Educating ourselves is an ongoing practice, and how we define and express identity is an ongoing journey.

ACEs Connection

Higher Education

Elementary School   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      ACEs, Trauma-Informed Care

ACEs Connection is a social network that accelerates the global movement toward recognizing the impact of adverse childhood experiences in shaping adult behavior and health, and reforming all communities and institutions.

ACEs and Toxic Stress: Frequently Asked Questions

Higher Education

Elementary School   Middle School   High School      ACEs, Trauma-Informed Care

Frequently asked questions about Adverse Childhood Experiences, toxic stress, and how to reduce the effects.

CDC Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Resoucres

High School

Elementary School   Middle School   High School   Higher Education      ACEs, Trauma-Informed Care

Learn more about preventing ACEs in your community by assuring safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments with these resources from the CDC.

Foundations

Higher Education

Elementary School      Curriculum & Enrichment, Digital Learning & Apps

Foundations is a FREE online program with minimal adult help required! Students will learn about Social-Emotional Learning, and receive the building blocks for school, such a courage, integrity, and health. Math and reading components will still be met, along with physical activity and fun virtual field trips! Foundations was created by certified teachers and counselors from the CLC Team. (1) Head to Google Classroom link to view the module. www.classroom.google.com (2) Select the “Go to Classroom” button (3) Log in using your personal gmail account (4) Select the plus (+) sign in the right-hand corner of the screen, then select “join class” (5) Enter our classroom code: ctyxpqw