SEL and RP

Classroom activities that encourage students' social and emotional learning and promote restorative practices

Students reflect on their feelings about winter, including its challenges, and share their coping strategies through a poem, a circle, and exploration of the "wheel of holistic health."

In this small-group activity, middle school students learn more about how we are interconnected and explore ways to practice community care in their school communities and beyond.

A collection of self-care and community care lessons and guidelines for adults and children.

Students engage family members in sharing stories of their history, dreams, or struggles - and share these stories with their peers. 

This start-of-the-school year reflection invites students to connect to their natural surroundings. With a focus on gratitude, students explore how nature positively impacts them.

When wildfires cause a smoky, scary day, this listening circle can provide comfort and support for both young people and adults. 

Students explore the value of humor, how sometimes "jokes" become hurtful, and what we can do when that happens.

This second-grade teacher found a way to bring comfort and promote learning in stressful times.

Students reflect on their feelings about standardized tests - and consider strategies to handle stress.

This lesson provides space for students to engage with the concept of intersectionality, and honor special women.