We all have that one friend that thinks they are on the set of Fast and Furious. Make sure and remind them that they are not Vin Diesel (or his stunt double). They are a teenager that just got a license a few years (or even a few weeks) ago. Speeding increases the time and […]
by Stacey Tisdale This is the 3rd in a series of blogs about effective Peer Leadership. The first blog is about the definition of Peer Leader, and the second one talks about why Effective Peer Leadership works. Plan activities with the outcome in mind! A simple statement, but not always a simple task, right? This […]
by Stacey Tisdale The last blog talked about the definition of a Peer Leader. This time, let’s talk about how to be an effective Peer Leader. So, what personality type make a great Peer Leader? You may automatically think of someone competitive and dynamic or someone energetic and unafraid to speak to large crowds, but […]
by Stacey Tisdale A Quick Self-Test Do you consider yourself a Peer Leader? If you answered “no,” why not? Being a Peer Leader is a role that all TDS team members possess, sometimes even when they don’t think they are doing much at all. Take a look at the questions below and see if you […]
The consistent (across all risk areas) and noteworthy levels of improvement suggest that TDS is having a positive influence among teens at schools where the program has longevity and consistent activity.
Who hasn’t heard that texting and driving don’t mix? Certainly, by now, we all know that it’s a dangerous distraction. So, why are we still doing it? Isn’t that the question of the decade! Why is it dangerous? We know that texting is a quadruple threat for teens because it takes at least one hand […]