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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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Nov 11, 2019

Public attitudes about crime and punishment have shifted over the past decade, including among politicians from both parties. In this lesson, students examine the move away from

Nov 07, 2019

Facebook's announcement that it would not fact check political ads touched off a controversy over social media and the First Amendment, among other things. In this lesson, students

Nov 06, 2019

Students explore how dominant culture beauty standards and discrimination based on hairstyle choices have impacted African Americans. 

Oct 26, 2019

How many candidates is too many? Does our current primary system make for a stronger or weaker democracy? Students explore the question, and consider the pros and cons of an

Oct 18, 2019

Students learn about the Kurdish people and discuss President Trump's controversial decision to withdraw troops that had been protecting Kurds in the region.

Oct 03, 2019

How is wealth distributed in the U.S.? Students estimate it, examine the data, then discuss proposals by presidential candidates to narrow it. 

Sep 29, 2019

The House of Representatives has launched an inquiry into possible impeachment of President Trump. What led to the inquiry – and what is impeachment? In this lesson, students learn

Sep 22, 2019

After a worldwide youth climate strike, students share their thoughts and reflections, including through images and signs from the strike. 

Sep 18, 2019

Reparations for slavery have become an issue in the 2020 presidential election. In this lesson, students explore the views of candidates and write tweets in response to one of the

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Nov 11, 2019

Public attitudes about crime and punishment have shifted over the past decade, including among politicians from both parties. In this lesson, students examine the move away from

Nov 07, 2019

Facebook's announcement that it would not fact check political ads touched off a controversy over social media and the First Amendment, among other things. In this lesson, students

Nov 06, 2019

Students explore how dominant culture beauty standards and discrimination based on hairstyle choices have impacted African Americans. 

Oct 26, 2019

How many candidates is too many? Does our current primary system make for a stronger or weaker democracy? Students explore the question, and consider the pros and cons of an

Oct 18, 2019

Students learn about the Kurdish people and discuss President Trump's controversial decision to withdraw troops that had been protecting Kurds in the region.

Oct 03, 2019

How is wealth distributed in the U.S.? Students estimate it, examine the data, then discuss proposals by presidential candidates to narrow it.