SEL and RP
Classroom activities that encourage students' social and emotional learning and promote restorative practices
This lesson plan encourages high school students to explore the impact of racism as a central theme of Toni Morrison’s 1970 debut novel, The Bluest Eye. It includes suggestions for engaging students before, during, and after they read the book.
Segue from the summer into the new school year by having students consider the summer's news, its impact on their communities, and what kind of impact they'd like to have in their communities.
In the wake of the El Paso and Dayton shootings, how can we foster a classroom climate where every student feels supported - and where we can talk about these upsetting issues? Here are some ideas.
Watch students brainstorm problems in their classroom and come up with solutions as part of a 4Rs lesson.
Watch third-grade students role-play "I-messages" - and learn how they are different from "you-messages."
In this video a second grade class looks to problem solve the issue of “being left out” in school.
This video encourages us to rethink discipline policies in school to break the school to prison pipeline and be more equitable in our response to student (mis)behavior.
Gratitude can reduce stress and reshape the brain. Here are two steps for practicing it.