SEL Lessons 1
Eight tips on what to do when students make hurtful remarks.
Students work individually to create a "cultural banner" expressing values, traditions, and activities important in their families.
Working in small groups, students categorize coping strategies as positive, negative, neutral, and time-out behaviors.
Students interview and learn about one another.
A classic guide for how to explore sensitive issues in your classroom.
Uses a student role play to help young people consider the choices of assertiveness, aggressiveness, and passivity.
These two classroom practices give your students time and space to reflect on and discuss their thoughts and feelings.
Students consider stereotypes, beginning with stereotypes of "teenagers."
Uses puppets to introduce young children to the concept of escalating and deescalating conflict.
An experienced classroom teacher offers two 10-minute activities she has found useful in building community in her classroom, particularly at the start of the school year.