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328 resources with the concept social-emotional learning

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From Child to Adult

For Teachers 8th
There's no question that the middle schoolers in your class are going through a myriad of transitions. Adolescence brings changes in self esteem, relationships, anatomy, and emotions. Additionally, they will face additional challenges...
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Remote Book Clubs: Nurturing Community and Connection

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
New ReviewIn a time when collaboration is challenging, connect peers through a good book using a remote book club. Core principles include autonomy, goal setting, and collaboration between classmates. Diverse reads boost reading skills as well as...
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Sojourner Truth | Abolitionist and Women’s Rights Activist Video

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Talk about perseverance! Introduce young historians to Sojourner Truth with a richly detailed lesson plan that includes a video overview of Truth's life, background vocabulary, as well as before and after viewing discussion questions. A...
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Who, Me? Biased?: Understanding Implicit Bias

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
A 10-page interactive explains different facets of implicit bias, demonstrates how implicit bias works, and how people can counteract its effects. The interactive tools permit users to save their information in "My Work" folders, to take...
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The Lowdown: How Good are You at Detecting Bias?

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Get the lowdown on five different types of biases (confirmation, anchoring, blind-spot, negativity, outcome) with a activity that not only provides examples but also offers suggestions for how to detect and combat each type.
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Suicide Prevention: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewSuicide prevention—a heavy topic but an important one. Over two lessons, pupils gain knowledge about suicide, particularly in teens, and how to advocate for a friend who feels suicidal or depressed. After researching the topic, scholars...
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Stress: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewTwo lessons take a close look at stress. In lesson plan one, scholars identify common stressors and examine stress management strategies. Lesson two challenges pupils to keep a stress log for four weeks to aid in their personal journey...
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Depression: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewOver two lessons, scholars examine depression—what it is, signs of it, and ways to cope. Through discussion, reading articles, writing a resource, and completing worksheets, participants make their way through the learning process,...
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Cyberbulling: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewCyberbullying is the focus of two lessons. First, scholars discuss what cyberbullying is, and examine a problem-solving approach to handling cyberbullying, then create brochures on the topic. Second, pupils discuss the effects...
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Expressing Emotions through Art Lesson 1—Everyone Shows They Care

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
New ReviewIn a lesson plan that explores art and emotions, scholars analyze a piece of art and discuss which emotions it portrays. They go on to reflect on their own emotions and how they are similar to the feelings expressed artistically....
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Suicide Prevention: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThe teenage years are tough. Internal and external pressures lead 1 in 15 high schoolers to attempt suicide. Two activities focusing on suicide prevention provide class members with information about when and how to get help for...
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In Our Own Words: A Story Book with a Purpose

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewAcademics turn into storytellers in an engaging instructional activity on activism. The instructional activity focuses on promoting social change in local communities with stories. Young historians plan a storybook to target a specific...
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Constructively Engaging in Digital Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewSay no to hate speech! Pupils discover the importance of practicing empathy and inclusivity in digital communities and discuss strategies for responding to online hate speech. Then, small groups develop and present class guidelines for...
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Cyberbullying: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewA bully, a victim, and a bystander—far from the beginning of a joke, cyberbullying is no laughing matter. Bystander or upstander? As part of the study of cyberbullying, high schoolers first read a series of articles about cyberbullying...
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Bullying: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewScholars learn to shut down the rumor mill by asking three questions: "Is it kind?" "Is it true?" "Is it necessary?" in an 11-page packet that details three activities designed to make a difference at your school. Here, pupils run for...
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Smoking: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThe increase in the number of restrictions placed on smoking represents a clear shift in the understanding of the dangers of both the short term and long term consequences of tobacco use. But people still light up. Three activities help...
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Fitness: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewMiddle schoolers will get a kick out of a lesson that asks them to first design a proposal for a kickboxing routine for Kickin' Kelly's new DVD. A second activity has them explaining the fitness routine they will follow to prepare to be...
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Gratitude and the Environment

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
New ReviewA class discussion begins a two-part lesson about gratitude and the environment. In part one, learners watch a video then share their feelings about its most memorable moment. Delving deep into the meaning of gratitude, scholars create...
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Peer Pressure: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewPeer pressure is not always negative. It can also inspire, encourage people to get involved, and help push change. Class members select a quotation from a provided list and craft a paragraph about the meaning of the statement, how it...
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Getting Along: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWouldn't it be lovely if we could all just get along! Fortunately, the skills needed to build and maintain healthy relationships can be learned. Two activities help high schoolers build these skills. First, a class member reads a series...
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Empathy: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewEmpathy can be the glue that holds a society together. Learning how to see and appreciate a situation from another's point is key to developing empathy toward others. The two activities in this resource are designed to help teens...
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Conflict Resolution: Grades 9-12

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewConflicts happen. Learning to deal with them positively, manage anger, and communicate feelings is the focus of a lesson that gives high schoolers the tools they need for conflict resolution. After reading a series of related articles,...
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Local Heroes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewThe cover of The New Yorker magazine sparks a conversation about September 11th and the invaluable sacrifices the first responders made to rescue those in danger. Scholars discuss their observations, thoughts, and feelings then take pen...
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Deliver Gratitude Day

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
New ReviewGratitude is the focus of a discussion that sets the stage for pupils to take part in a service-learning project in which they deliver notes of kindness by way of social media or mail. A reflection closes the learning experience.