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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
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One of the most powerful ways to connect to others’ lived experiences is through music.  In this lesson for grades 7-12, students will listen and respond to the songs of three

Students explore how state “parental rights” laws have created new paperwork for schools - and consider calls by parents, students, and educators for greater school autonomy. 

In this lesson, students read about and discuss the banning of books from schools and libraries, and what some young people and adults are doing to challenge it.

Students share stories of the women “architects” in their lives (or in the world) who have most shaped their worldview or their values.

Students explore the issue of creating safe city spaces for bicyclists and collaboratively problem-solve around this issue with respect to their own communities, or one with a

Students reflect on their feelings about winter, including its challenges, and share their coping strategies through a poem, a circle, and exploration of the "wheel of holistic

Students examine the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on whether to keep Donald Trump on the presidential ballot.

In this small-group activity, middle school students learn more about how we are interconnected and explore ways to practice community care in their school communities and beyond.

Students explore two  recently developed youth-centered environmental programs and teach each other about them by sharing their takeaways and personal connections.

Filter TeachableMoment Lessons By:

One of the most powerful ways to connect to others’ lived experiences is through music.  In this lesson for grades 7-12, students will listen and respond to the songs of three

Students explore how state “parental rights” laws have created new paperwork for schools - and consider calls by parents, students, and educators for greater school autonomy. 

In this lesson, students read about and discuss the banning of books from schools and libraries, and what some young people and adults are doing to challenge it.

Students share stories of the women “architects” in their lives (or in the world) who have most shaped their worldview or their values.

Students explore the issue of creating safe city spaces for bicyclists and collaboratively problem-solve around this issue with respect to their own communities, or one with a

Students reflect on their feelings about winter, including its challenges, and share their coping strategies through a poem, a circle, and exploration of the "wheel of holistic