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SEL & RP

SEL & RP

Activities to support students' social and emotional learning and restorative practices

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SEL & RP
Social & Emotional Learning & Restorative Practices
Current Issues
Current Issues
Tips and Ideas
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Jan 05, 2022

A collection of ideas and links for teaching on the anniversary of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. 

Jan 05, 2022

Students learn about and reflect on the life and values of the activist and thinker Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died on December 26, 2021. 

Jan 03, 2022

U.S. workers are rethinking their relationship to work in the Covid era. Students explore why many Americans are quitting their jobs, or striking for better pay and more respect.

Dec 28, 2021

This circle activity invites students to appreciate each other, using as inspiration the Zulu greeting Sawubona, which means “We see you.

Dec 21, 2021

Students learn about the science of gratitude - and one person's effort to express gratitude to every person along the supply chain who made their morning cup of coffee possible.

Dec 11, 2021

Students engage in a series of activities to explore the question of body image and how our society affects the way we feel about our bodies.

Nov 30, 2021

Students learn about the life and legacy of Toni Morrison and discuss how her 1987 book Beloved is both frequently taught and frequently subject to calls for censorship. 

Nov 14, 2021

Students consider how the assumptions that we make about other people can be hurtful, and practice curiosity to help them understand another person’s experience.

Nov 08, 2021

What is "throwaway culture" — and how do we participate in it? Students explore 'planned obsolescence' and a countering movement for the 'right-to-repair.'

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Jan 05, 2022

A collection of ideas and links for teaching on the anniversary of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. 

Jan 05, 2022

Students learn about and reflect on the life and values of the activist and thinker Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died on December 26, 2021. 

Jan 03, 2022

U.S. workers are rethinking their relationship to work in the Covid era. Students explore why many Americans are quitting their jobs, or striking for better pay and more respect.

Dec 28, 2021

This circle activity invites students to appreciate each other, using as inspiration the Zulu greeting Sawubona, which means “We see you.

Dec 21, 2021

Students learn about the science of gratitude - and one person's effort to express gratitude to every person along the supply chain who made their morning cup of coffee possible.

Dec 11, 2021

Students engage in a series of activities to explore the question of body image and how our society affects the way we feel about our bodies.