Educator Resources

Introduction to the 4-H Thriving Model

This three-part video series is part of the Helping Youth Thrive 4-H Program Leaders’ Working group task force, with generous financial support from National 4-H Council. The purpose of the series is to support a common understanding of Positive Youth Development, the science behind it, and how PYD is practiced in 4-H programs.

Overview of The 4-H Thriving Model

The Science of Learning and Development

Creating a Developmental Context

Promoting Youth Thriving (Social and Emotional Learning)