Take time to look at our attachments: Hopefully you will recognize the "Give Me Five" banners around the district. We have focused on the five assets in white. Then take a look at The Search Institute Brochure. Click on the Search Report for 2008 below where sub pages are listed.
Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets® are common sense, positive experiences and qualities that help influence choices young people make and help them become caring, responsible adults.
Need some ideas for building assets? View the list below and click on the asset you want to build!
40 Developmental Assets for Middle Childhood (ages 8–12)
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40 Developmental Assets for Early Childhood (ages 3–5) View Download PDF
Check out available books, reports, videos, and other materials on Developmental Assets and how you can build assets throughout your community.
Search Institute’s research indicates that Developmental Assets powerfully influence adolescent behavior—both by protecting young people from risky, problem behaviors and by promoting positive attitudes and choices. Read more…
Many communities have taken the time to translate our 40 Developmental Assets list into their primary languages. Although these translations have not been formally approved or reviewed for accuracy by Search Institute, we believe they have potential benefit for others.
Do you use any of these lists? If so, we would love to have your feedback! We want to make the assets as effective and far-reaching as possible. And, if you know of other translations, please forward them to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will share translations as widely as we can.
Learn more about Search Institute’s approach to introducing Developmental Assets to new cultures and countries.