Educator Resources for Peer Pressure

As you get older, you’ll find yourself spending less time around your parents, and more time around people your own age. Usually, that’s a good thing--adolescence can be difficult, and you need friends you can rely on. But what happens when your friends push you to do stuff you’re not comfortable with? In this BrainPOP movie on peer pressure, Tim and Moby give you some strategies to help you navigate these tricky situations. You’ll learn who your peers are, and why peer pressure can sometimes have a positive impact on your life. You’ll learn how peer pressure can be both spoken and unspoken, and why it’s often extremely difficult to resist. Finally, you’ll find out how you can maintain your friendships without engaging in behaviors that make you feel uncomfortable. So click the button and watch this movie. Everyone else is doing it!