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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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Jul 12, 2018

This lesson introduces students to the controversy over Justice Kennedy’s retirement and Trump’s role in reshaping the Supreme Court. The first reading reviews Kennedy’s career and

Jul 02, 2018

Protests across the country reflect widespread outrage over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policies. In this lesson, students learn about the controversy

Jun 27, 2018

This video shows the power of an beautiful student facilitated restorative circle to build community through storytelling.  The circle is implemented with fidelity, according to

Jun 25, 2018

A restorative conversation can turn a student’s problematic behavior into a teachable moment.

Jun 15, 2018

In this video students talk about restorative circles in the academic classroom and the impact circles have had on them and their school community.

Jun 15, 2018

This video shows the power of restorative circles to build community and address harm. Circles are discussed and implemented with fidelity, according to the key restorative circle

Jun 11, 2018

This lesson uses current civil disobedience actions by the Poor People's Campaign as an invitation to explore why people engage in civil disobedience. Students consider the goals,

Jun 05, 2018

In communicating with students, focus on the behavior you want to see and encourage, not the off-task or disruptive behavior you want to stop.

Jun 04, 2018

This lesson uses the example of a bidding war by cities to become Amazon's second headquarters to explore the question of providing public subsidies to private companies. Students

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Jul 12, 2018

This lesson introduces students to the controversy over Justice Kennedy’s retirement and Trump’s role in reshaping the Supreme Court. The first reading reviews Kennedy’s career and

Jul 02, 2018

Protests across the country reflect widespread outrage over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policies. In this lesson, students learn about the controversy

Jun 27, 2018

This video shows the power of an beautiful student facilitated restorative circle to build community through storytelling.  The circle is implemented with fidelity, according to

Jun 25, 2018

A restorative conversation can turn a student’s problematic behavior into a teachable moment.

Jun 15, 2018

In this video students talk about restorative circles in the academic classroom and the impact circles have had on them and their school community.

Jun 15, 2018

This video shows the power of restorative circles to build community and address harm. Circles are discussed and implemented with fidelity, according to the key restorative circle