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SEL & RP

SEL & RP

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

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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
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Mar 19, 2020

This online activity provides a supportive virtual space where school staff can connect and gather strength to support our students during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 16, 2020

The poem Yes, by William Stafford, is a timely one to share with students and colleagues, either face to face or virtually. Here, a reading and suggestions for how to reflect

Mar 04, 2020

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

Mar 03, 2020

Students learn about and discuss key issues in Bloomberg’s candidacy, including his policing, climate change, education, and housing policies as mayor of New York City.

Feb 18, 2020

Students examine some key foreign policy issues in the 2020 Democratic primary, and compare the stances of two contenders, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders.

Feb 09, 2020

Ella Baker, who helped build many of the most important organizations of the civil rights movement, defied traditional gender roles. She deprioritized charismatic leadership from

Feb 06, 2020

This activity aims to cultivate students' empathy for those who face bias or discrimination stemming from the coronavirus by inviting them to reflect on the words of those affected

Feb 04, 2020

This lesson provides factual information for students about the coronavirus aimed at preventing students from targeting classmates who are thought to be from China. 

Feb 02, 2020

Basic guidelines on how to counter biased or uninformed student responses to the novel coronavirus. 

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Mar 22, 2020

Students need a chance to share their thoughts and feelings about the coronavirus—even if our classes have gone online. Here are some guidelines for creating a supportive space for

Mar 20, 2020

Students consider how the coronavirus pandemic has revealed gaps in our public health system, amplifying calls for universal health insurance and a national paid sick leave policy

Mar 19, 2020

This online activity provides a supportive virtual space where students can connect and gather strength during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 19, 2020

This online activity provides a supportive virtual space where school staff can connect and gather strength to support our students during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 16, 2020

The poem Yes, by William Stafford, is a timely one to share with students and colleagues, either face to face or virtually. Here, a reading and suggestions for how to reflect

Mar 04, 2020

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