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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
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Mar 15, 2018

Students learn what gerrymandering is and why it poses a problem for U.S. democracy, and consider recent attempts to combat the practice.

Mar 13, 2018

Students explore the connections between young people in Florida campaigning for gun reform and youth leaders in Black Lives Matter – and consider why the media has focused so much

Mar 13, 2018

Students learn about efforts by youth activists to challenge U.S. gun laws, and discuss the range of gun reform proposals under consideration. 

 

Mar 06, 2018

Looking for engaging activities for Women’s History Month? Here’s our collection!  

Mar 06, 2018

In this activity, students construct a timeline of youth activism, and consider how the students who are organizing against gun violence in the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory

Feb 22, 2018

After 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, FL, students turned their grief over the loss of their classmates into actions that galvanized the nation. In this

Feb 17, 2018

Fifty years after Martin Luther King's Poor People's Campaign,  a coalition of multiracial groups has announced that it is launching a new Poor People’s Campaign aimed at

Feb 13, 2018

February 2018 began with massive losses on Wall Street. In this activity, students get a brief introduction to stocks and stock volatility, and consider what impact such stock

Feb 07, 2018

Collected lessons for teaching Black History Month, primarily for high school and middle school.

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Apr 24, 2018

RP Video Library: This video shows a peer facilitated restorative circle to problem solve around lateness in school. The Circle is implemented with fidelity, according to the key

Apr 17, 2018

RP Video Library: This video shows the power of an effectively teacher facilitated circle to build community and address issues.  The circle is implemented with fidelity, according

Apr 16, 2018

RP Video Library:  This video shows the power of an effectively student facilitated restorative circle to build community through storytelling.  The circle is implemented with

Apr 13, 2018

RP Video Library:  In this video, administration, staff and students talk about the school’s transition from punitive practices to restorative practices and how the shift in

Apr 11, 2018

Students learn about and discuss strikes by teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky, and consider how they are connected to student-led protests over gun violence.

 

Apr 10, 2018

RP Video Library: In this video, administration and school staff talk about what restorative practices are, why we use restorative practices and what they look like implemented