SEL and RP

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

May 18, 2020

This lesson has young people explore how we can use breathing to care for ourselves during times of stress – and reflect on how that works for different people. 

May 13, 2020

This lesson has young people explore how we can use music to care for ourselves during times of stress - and share music they find calming with their peers. 

May 12, 2020

Invite young young people to enjoy and reflect on a video recitation of the uplifting poem Sometimes. 

May 10, 2020

Music can be healing, uplifting, and calming for both adults and children. This lesson has young people experience how we can use music to care for ourselves during times of stress. 

May 10, 2020

Music can be healing, uplifting, and calming for both adults and children. This lesson has young people experience how we can use music to care for ourselves during times of stress. 

April 26, 2020

Get students moving and and enjoying each other with one of these fun activities. 

April 26, 2020

This collection of light, fun activities invite you and your students to come together and enjoy each other’s company during these stressful times, and take a break from more serious classwork.

April 19, 2020

This activity, aimed at caregivers and their middle or high-schoolers, provides a student-driven process for young people to think flexibly and creatively about their opportunities for learning during this period, formulate ideas, and follow through on them. 

April 13, 2020

A poem, a free-writing exercise, and class sharing can provide support for middle and high school students during this difficult period.

April 13, 2020

A yoga activity and a story about change and loss can provide support for students in grades 3-5 during this difficult period.