SEL and RP
Classroom activities that encourage students' social and emotional learning and promote restorative practices
As a new school year begins, Paloma, a fifth-grade star goalie, is feeling sad and anxious. She tries ignoring her feelings, but as they start to show at school, her classmates single her out. Will Paloma find the strength to share her secret? This video read-aloud of the book Paloma's Secret can...
This video and set of guidelines will give you and your students a chance to practice active listening and discuss the importance of taking equal turns and keeping the content of listening exchanges confidential.
How can we bring comfort to our elementary students in these hard times? Here are some guidelines and practices.
Students (grades 3-6) find out about Kamala Harris's background and her election as vice president - and reflect on their own dreams for the future. Also see our MS/HS lesson.
Using a “power pose” can help young people and adults increase their confidence before anxiety-producing activities. Here's a step by step process to help students develop the practice.
Students share their thoughts and feelings in the wake of Election Day, reflect on the news, and take part in self-care activities.
Students reflect on the Election Day news, discuss a video about youth voting, and begin creating a self-care plan.
Guidelines for facilitating meaningful conversations with students during Election Week 2020, plus, updated daily lesson links.
Invite students to take a pause to listen and share as Election Week begins.
Use this chart and process to check in with students on how they're feeling and what they need throughout the school day.