Resources to help teens prepare for college, manage stress, and thrive in close quarters.
How to Make Breakfast with Mr. Eli
Thumbnail Art with Ms. Lee
Sports & Workout Videos
Soccer Skills & Drills: Dribbling
Soccer Skills & Drills: The Step Over
Soccer Drills with Yanique
Speed & Agility Drills for Athletes
Speed & Agility Drills for Athletes: Part 2
Basketball Drills with Chrissy
Resources for Exploring and Selecting Schools
The COVID College Choice: How To Pick A College During A Global Pandemic, Forbes >
Tips from a former college admissions officer about how to select a school when you can't meet in person.
How to Make College Decisions When Campuses Are Closed, The New York Times >
Lean on your guidance counselor, use tech to connect, and take a virtual tour.
Virtual College Tours
College bound students, don’t let COVID-19 stop you from doing your college tours. Visit your college websites and take a virtual college tour.
Meditation and Mood Apps
Smiling Mind >
Meditation designed for ages 7 and up based on a program of your choice.
Take a deep breath and follow meditation practices online or on the app.
Mindful Gnats >
Develop mindfulness and relaxation skills in this app designed for young people.
Three times a day, users receive a question about their emotional well-being to help manage depression and/or anxiety.
This free app provides strategies based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to manage worry, conflict, and anxiety, and teaches relaxation exercises.
Resources for Parents
Quaranteenagers: Strategies for Parenting in Close Quarters, The New York Times >
Make space for disappointment and sadness, and also relief and joy. Expect friction about their social lives, and treat teens as problem solving partners, writes psychologist Lisa Damour.
Teach teens life skills while everyone is home thanks to the coronavirus, The Chicago Tribune >
How one mom is using extra time with her teens to prepare them for adulthood through YouTube videos explaining how to tie a necktie, how to change a tire, how to iron a shirt, and more.
Tips for Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis at Home With Teens, Young Adults, Rutgers University >
A Rutgers expert discusses coping strategies and how to navigate five key challenges for teens and young adults.
Fun Tools and Tips to Stay Social While You’re Stuck at Home, Wired Magazine >
It's dangerous to go alone! Take these apps and services to stay in touch and feel less isolated.