SEL and RP

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

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.

April 13, 2020

Sharing feelings and discussing a story about change and loss can provide support for preK-2 students during this difficult period.

April 5, 2020

This activity uses a poem and a feelings word-creation activity to engage students in identifying and sharing their feelings. 

April 5, 2020

In these stressful times, this activity encourages students in grades 3-5 to see that we all feel a range of emotions, and that it's okay to feel them and to express them.

April 5, 2020

In these stressful times, this activity encourages our youngest students to see that we all feel a range of emotions, and that it's okay to feel them and to express them.

April 2, 2020

Students explore ways to creatively connect, show each other support, and display kindness amid this pandemic. 

March 31, 2020

12 tips to help you take care of yourself in the coming weeks and months. 

March 26, 2020

Both teachers and parents may find these basic social and emotional learning (SEL) practices, from deep breathing to self-talk, helpful during this stressful time.

March 22, 2020

As schools and districts shift to online learning in response to the coronavirus, we educators need to create supportive and caring classroom communities in this new virtual environment. Here are ten tips for doing it.