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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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Apr 13, 2019

The Brexit controversy has roiled the U.K. for years. What is Brexit? And why has it torn British voters apart?

Students learn about and discuss the original Brexit vote, explore

Apr 05, 2019

Through a quiz, reading, and discussion, students learn about the 'Operation Varsity Blues' admissions bribery scheme, how wealthy families legally game the system, and growing

Mar 31, 2019

Less than half of eligible voters typically vote in national elections in the U.S.. The House of Representatives has passed a bill to encourage voter participation by making

Mar 29, 2019

Fiction exploring the possibilities of a changed and changing climate can be a powerful way to make these abstract futures more immediate for ourselves and our students.This

Mar 20, 2019

This series of lessons helps students (grades 3-5) learn about why is climate change is happening, why it matters, and what they can do about it.

Mar 13, 2019

Students examine three current youth movements to fight climate change by dramatizing each strategy’s benefits and risks.

 

 

Mar 12, 2019

Through a quiz and discussion, students consider quotes by women activists, from Helen Keller to Aretha Franklin. 

Mar 12, 2019

Gratitude can reduce stress and reshape the brain. Here are two steps for practicing it.

Mar 10, 2019

Several billionaires are thinking of running for president - and one is already in office. Is this good for democracy? In this activity, students learn about and discuss the debate

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Apr 15, 2019

A Courtside Confrontation and Its Aftermath

This is Part 1 of a two-part lesson that has students consider a confrontation between NBA player Russell Westbrook and a white fan and

Apr 15, 2019

An Essay about White Privilege

This is Part 2 of a lesson that has students consider a confrontation between Russell Westbrook (a Black NBA player) and a white fan, its aftermath,

Apr 15, 2019

This video encourages us to rethink discipline policies in school to break the school to prison pipeline and be more equitable in our response to student (mis)behavior. 

Apr 13, 2019

The Brexit controversy has roiled the U.K. for years. What is Brexit? And why has it torn British voters apart?

Students learn about and discuss the original Brexit vote, explore

Apr 05, 2019

Through a quiz, reading, and discussion, students learn about the 'Operation Varsity Blues' admissions bribery scheme, how wealthy families legally game the system, and growing

Mar 31, 2019

Less than half of eligible voters typically vote in national elections in the U.S.. The House of Representatives has passed a bill to encourage voter participation by making