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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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Mar 07, 2021

Looking for engaging activities on amazing women and their movements? Here’s our collection!  

Mar 04, 2021

In this two-part lesson, teachers and students explore the concept of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions as a way for nations and communities to begin dialogues and chart a path

Mar 04, 2021

Students hear multiple voices about what feminism is, who is a feminist, and the evolution of feminism - and share their own thoughts and feelings about it.  

Feb 21, 2021

Distribution of the Covid vaccine has been inequitable, both in the U.S. and globally. Students explore this problem and talk about what should be done. 

Feb 14, 2021

Students consider the sequence of events leading up to former President Trump's second impeachment trial and the arguments for and against conviction.

Feb 05, 2021

Students consider arguments over whether the filibuster should be abolished - and learn about its context and racist roots.

Feb 01, 2021

Black history isn't just for February. Here, some perspectives on teaching Black history - and suggested activities for any time of the year. 

Jan 27, 2021

Students work in small groups to create a collaborative piece of art as a response to photographs from the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. 

Jan 24, 2021

Students explore the Biden-Harris administration's ambitious agenda and challenges, including impeachment hearings and a narrow Congressional majority. 

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Mar 21, 2021

Students engage in inquiry to uncover the history of redistricting and gerrymandering and discuss the provisions of H.R.1, which proposes an end to partisan redistricting.

Mar 19, 2021

Students grapple with numbers in the news, from the minimum wage bill to Bezos's billions.

Mar 08, 2021

Through guiding questions and inquiry, students collectively gain an understanding of a new monument, the artwork, the artist’s intentions, and some of the history influencing the

Mar 07, 2021

Looking for engaging activities on amazing women and their movements? Here’s our collection!  

Mar 04, 2021

In this two-part lesson, teachers and students explore the concept of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions as a way for nations and communities to begin dialogues and chart a path

Mar 04, 2021

Students hear multiple voices about what feminism is, who is a feminist, and the evolution of feminism - and share their own thoughts and feelings about it.