Connected Futures: The Science of Building Social Capital

This course helps students learn and practice important skills to identify and connect with adults in their lives. Research shows that this course can improve students' academic well-being.

This course helps students learn and practice skills to identify and reach out to adults in their lives. We’ll give you some information, ask for your input, and encourage you to do some practice activities based on what you learn. Here are some tips to help you make the most of the course:

  • In order for the course to be helpful, it’s really important to go beyond just reading the content and to try out the activities we suggest in real life. You might even want to choose a family member or friend who can help keep you accountable and help you practice new skills as you move through the activities.
  • On the right-hand side of the course, you’ll see your Connected Futures Toolbox. This contains helpful tools that you’ll pick up throughout the Connected Futures Course. Return to your Toolbox at any time to find resources that can support you on your journey to building a social network.

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Course Includes

  • 5 Lessons
  • 31 Topics
  • 9 Excercises