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SEL & RP

Classroom activities that encourage students' social & emotional learning and promote restorative practices

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Current Issues

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
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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.

Feb 04, 2018

Students consider how some politicians have used the cold weather to deny climate change and explore the science and statistics behind this common argument. 

Jan 28, 2018

A new study documents that the news media presents a distorted picture of blacks and black families. In this activity, students explore the issue with a quiz, reading, and

Jan 28, 2018

Students learn about the term "intersectionality," and consider what role it played in the 2017 and 2018 Women's Marches.

Jan 21, 2018

President Trump has announced that his administration will dramatically reduce the size of two national monuments in Utah. Through readings and discussion, students consider this

Jan 19, 2018

Students learn about and discuss the remarkable success of an organization of farmworkers that is fighting abuse and demanding dignity on the job. The activity includes two short

Jan 06, 2018

The U.S. has more people detained while awaiting trial than any other country in the world. In this lesson, students explore the issue of cash bail, why some criminal justice

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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.

Feb 04, 2018

Students consider how some politicians have used the cold weather to deny climate change and explore the science and statistics behind this common argument. 

Jan 28, 2018

A new study documents that the news media presents a distorted picture of blacks and black families. In this activity, students explore the issue with a quiz, reading, and

Jan 28, 2018

Students learn about the term "intersectionality," and consider what role it played in the 2017 and 2018 Women's Marches.