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Resources from the webinar

Click the button below to view the free resources we promised to share with you from the webinar, including a free sample lesson from the Reality Ride unit for grades 1-2

Watch a short demonstration of our new WhyTry Elementary Approach

Want to share with someone a brief overview of our new elementary lessons and our grade-banded approach? Pass this clip along to them!

Would you like to speak to a program director about these new resources? Click the button above to schedule a call or book a demo.

Webinar: An Elementary Approach To Build Resilience In Every Student

More information about WhyTry

The WhyTry Program

WhyTry is a flexible toolkit and curriculum for K-12 teachers and counselors. It provides simple,
hands-on strategies and resources to help motivate the unmotivated student, support students with
trauma, improve engagement, and increase academic success. The idea is straightforward: teach
life skills and resilience to youth in a way they can understand and remember.

What separates WhyTry from other programs & tools

the 10 WhyTry Learning Units

The WhyTry curriculum utilizes a series of
ten visual analogies that teach essential
life skills, including:

  • Decision-making
  • Positive self-esteem
  • Emotional regulation
  • Having a resilient mindset
  • Peer influence & relationships
  • Problem-solving
  • Hard work & Determination
  • Responsibility and expectations
  • Relationship building
  • Self-efficacy

The Power of Visual Metaphors

One of the most unique things about WhyTry is how we use visual metaphors to teach these important principles to students in a way they can understand and remember.  The powerful thing about using this visual approach is the way it takes abstract concepts and puts them into a context through the use of a metaphor that students can understand.  It essentially creates a language for educators to communicate the relevance of these things.

Student engagement instruction using multiple learning styles

The visual analogies are reinforced through the creative use of music, hands-on activities, sto-
ries, and multimedia. WhyTry curriculum engages all major learning styles (visual, auditory, and

The WhyTry Toolkit and Curriculum

The WhyTry Program can be used as a flexible toolkit for teachers and counselors or as a classroom curriculum taught for a semester or school year. To schedule a demo of our complete toolkit and implementation model, go to:

The WhyTry Approach – Over 20 years of helping build relationships

The heart of our approach is a concept we call Surrendering the One-Up Relationship. This is a set of easy-to-implement strategies and activities that help educators build authentic, caring relationships with students.

Resources from the Webinar

Here are some links to the resources we promised to share with you in the webinar.

  • Sample Elementary Lesson on Reality Ride Grades 1-2Click Here
  • The Parent Guide to ResilienceClick Here
  • Our Resilience Webinar SeriesClick Here
  • Our Resilience Breakthrough PodcastClick Here

Want to see more?

Schedule a time to speak with a WhyTry representative to get answers to questions about pricing, implementation, and how WhyTry could be used in your school/organization.

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