What I Wish I Learned in School

Contributed by: Kaley Esselborn

March 14, 2024

Academics are important and can influence long-term success, but often, the intangibles are what make the difference – things like interpersonal skills, time management, self-regulation, financial savvy, grit, and resilience. Students have to have these skills in order to take the core academic content they learn and turn it into a profitable career and lifestyle. Join this session to learn about pre-made online activities you can use right away to help your students develop these important skills without having to take the time to prepare them yourself. Everything you learn about will be free and easily accessible so you can get started right away.


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  • Kaley Esselborn

    Kaley Esselborn is a senior schools manager at EVERFI, based in Indianapolis. While at EVERFI, Kaley has consulted with districts, schools, and teachers to support digital education within classrooms. Previous to EVERFI, Kaley taught middle school English and worked with parents and community partners at the elementary level.