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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 18, 2019

In this simulation, students play the role of striking teachers in order to explore the reasons and strategies behind recent teacher strikes.

Jan 16, 2019

What made 30,000 teachers in Los Angeles decide to go out on strike? In this lesson, students read short quotes from the news to better understand the issues at stake, and discuss

Jan 12, 2019

Students look at photos, read about, and discuss some of the climate crises in 2018, then survey a range of actions being taken to address it.

Jan 12, 2019

Students compare the “Green New Deal” proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with President Roosevelt’s original New Deal. 

Jan 09, 2019

Students discuss President Trump’s prime-time speech about border security on January 8, 2019, and examine whether the facts back up his statements.

Jan 03, 2019

Three simple steps to help us calm our brains — and our classrooms.

Jan 01, 2019

Now might be a good time to review what has happened over the past year,both in our lives and the wider world. In this activity, students share reflections with the help of a short

Dec 16, 2018

50 years after the movement against the war in Vietnam reached its peak, students explore that movement - and consider why we don't have a more powerful anti-war movement today.

 

Dec 15, 2018

Many Americans believe that immigrants, especially illegal immigrants, are more likely to commit crimes than people born in the U.S. In fact, crime rates among immigrants are much

Filter TeachableMoment Lessons By:

Jan 18, 2019

In this simulation, students play the role of striking teachers in order to explore the reasons and strategies behind recent teacher strikes.

Jan 16, 2019

What made 30,000 teachers in Los Angeles decide to go out on strike? In this lesson, students read short quotes from the news to better understand the issues at stake, and discuss

Jan 12, 2019

Students look at photos, read about, and discuss some of the climate crises in 2018, then survey a range of actions being taken to address it.

Jan 12, 2019

Students compare the “Green New Deal” proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with President Roosevelt’s original New Deal. 

Jan 09, 2019

Students discuss President Trump’s prime-time speech about border security on January 8, 2019, and examine whether the facts back up his statements.

Jan 03, 2019

Three simple steps to help us calm our brains — and our classrooms.