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SEL & RP

SEL & RP

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

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Current Issues

Classroom activities to engage students in learning about and discussing issues in the news

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SEL & RP
Social & Emotional Learning & Restorative Practices
Current Issues
Current Issues
Tips and Ideas
Tips & Ideas

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Nov 01, 2020

Invite students to take a pause to listen and share as Election Week begins. 

Oct 28, 2020

Students consider four key issues discussed by Donald Trump and Joe Biden in the October 22, 2020 presidential debate: the Covid pandemic, healthcare, racism, and the climate

Oct 28, 2020

Use this chart and process to check in with students on how they're feeling and what they need throughout the school day.  

Oct 27, 2020

Being listened to helps human beings in profound ways. This video and set of guidelines will give you and your students a chance to practice active listening through an "equal

Oct 27, 2020

This is a series of video mini lessons that focus on building, developing and nourishing our communities. Each lesson starts with a game and then proceeds to a step-by-step process

Oct 27, 2020

Using games regularly and giving students a chance to laugh together and play is a way to build trust, confidence, and community. Here are some games you can try in your classroom

Oct 25, 2020

Students discuss recent cases of forced sterilization, explore the history of this horrific practice, then do some research of their own.

Oct 16, 2020

This lesson engages students in giving thanks for Breonna Taylor’s life, while offering space to share their impressions, feelings, experiences, and thoughts around the tragic

Oct 13, 2020

Students learn about the growing effort to acknowledge the Indigenous people whose lands we inhabit - and create their own land acknowledgment statement.

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Nov 04, 2020

Students share their thoughts and feelings in the wake of Election Day, reflect on the news, and take part in self-care activities. 

Nov 03, 2020

Students reflect on the Election Day news, discuss a video about youth voting, and begin creating a self-care plan.

Nov 02, 2020

Guidelines for facilitating meaningful conversations with students during Election Week 2020, plus, updated daily lesson links.

Nov 01, 2020

Invite students to take a pause to listen and share as Election Week begins. 

Oct 28, 2020

Students consider four key issues discussed by Donald Trump and Joe Biden in the October 22, 2020 presidential debate: the Covid pandemic, healthcare, racism, and the climate

Oct 28, 2020

Use this chart and process to check in with students on how they're feeling and what they need throughout the school day.