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Anti-Defamation League

Anti-Bias Mini-Film Festival

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Imagine a resource that provides all the materials you need to organize a film festival. Imagination becomes a reality with a five-star resource that has done all the work for you. Eight different award-winning short films are featured...
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Anti-Defamation League

Who Am I? Identity Poems

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
A lesson celebrating identity begins with a something-about-me activity, then moves on to writing favorite words. Class members then brainstorm metaphors and comparisons and read a poem to inspire their poetic abilities. Scholars craft...
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Professional Doc
Iowa Department of Education

Iowa’s Social-Emotional Learning Competencies

For Teachers K - 12th
Whether new to social-emotion learning, or familiar with the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning competencies, this packet is a must-have. The resource contains detailed information about the purpose of the...
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Health Smart Virginia

Mental Health/Social Emotional Skills

For Teachers 9th
A 7-page packet of activity ideas, lesson plans, and information resources provides instructors of high school freshmen a wealth of materials to support teaching the concepts in a Health Smart unit.
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Unit Plan
Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers

Justice for All - Educating Youth for Social Responsibility: Grades K-5

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
In grades kindergarten through fifth grade, scholars take part in a social-emotional learning unit designed to boost social responsibility. Three hundred pages provide lessons and activities related to everyday classroom practices, the...
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Unit Plan
Vaquera Films

Wonder Women - The Untold Story of American Superheroines: Middle School Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Women in power are the focus of a three-module unit that employs comic books to bring home the importance of equality and proficient media literacy skills. In module one, scholars examine gender roles in media—boosting media literacy and...
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Unit Plan
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UNICEF

Self and Interpersonal Relationships Theme Unit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A key goal of social-emotional learning is to help young people develop healthy attitudes towards themselves and others. A 173-page curriculum guide provides  step-by-step lessons that are richly detailed, carefully scaffolded, and...
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Lesson Plan
Nemours KidsHealth

Keep Your Brain in the Game: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Boost physical activity as well as concept proficiency with brief bursts of movement. Before taking a test, scholars vote on five exercises to complete from a set of 8 cards. After two minutes, learners begin their work with heightened...
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Lesson Plan
Greater Good Science Center

Nurturing Gratitude From the Inside Out: 30 Activities for Grades K–8

For Teachers K - 8th
Teach the importance of showing gratitude at any age with a teacher's guide comprised of thirty activities. Browse the extensive table of contents to find the array of exercises designed to meet the needs of your learners. Scholars take...
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Facing History and Ourselves

Transcending Single Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The focus of the second instructional activity in the Standing Up for Democracy unit is on the power of assumptions based on a single experience or point of view. Class members begin by journaling about assumptions others make about...
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Interactive
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PBS

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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Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Examples of Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary Mathematics Instruction

For Teachers K - 6th
A 12-page document lists an abundance of math-related activities that boost social and emotional topics; self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.  
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Professional Doc
Indiana Department of Education

Social Emotional Toolkit

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Looking for some tools to help you incorporate social and emotional learning into your curriculum? Then check out this 79-page kit packed with ideas for developing social-emotional learning competencies. The first section provides...
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Lesson Plan
California Department of Education

I Have “M.I.” Strengths!

For Teachers 6th Standards
There are so many ways to be smart! Can your class identify their intelligences? The third of five career and college lesson plans designed for sixth graders challenges them to assess their unique skills. Once they determine their...
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Activity
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Curated OER

Flexibility Cards and Panels

For Teachers K - 12th
Support pupils who struggle with changes, trying new ways of doing things, or seeing the perspectives of others using this set of activity cards and panels. Designed for learners on the autism spectrum, this activity will provide...
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Activity
Curated OER

Silly to Serious Cards and Panels

For Teachers K - 4th
What are the unwritten rules of formality in different social situations? Help learners identify when it is the appropriate time to be silly, funny, or serious with this collection of illustrated panels and cards.
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Curated OER

Personal Learning Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to...
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Curated OER

Module: Self Awareness

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Get your scholars ready for the workplace! This is a comprehensive plan that will really prompt a big picture approach to career planning. Learners consider whether or not school is a real job, and how well it prepares them for the...
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Purdue University

Well-Being: Dimensions of Wellness

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
New ReviewA unit on well-being begins with participants completing a self-assessment worksheet. After reflecting on the results, individuals set well-being goals for themselves that are SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and...
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Unit Plan
Pfizer

Stress Lessons Toolkit

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A unit plan that is over 50 pages in length offers lessons and activities that define stress, practice breathing techniques, bring awareness to triggers, refocus worries and fears, and offer practical problem-solving strategies. The unit...
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Lesson Plan
Anti-Defamation League

When Perception and Reality Collide: Implicit Bias and Race

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The big idea in this lesson is that implicit bias often clouds perceptions. High schoolers watch a short video, read research articles, and engage in discussions about implicit bias and how these biases lead to stereotyping. They craft...
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Lesson Plan
Anti-Defamation League

Gossip, Rumors and Identity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A thoughtful discussion prompts middle schoolers to reflect on gossip and rumors, what they are, their experience with them, and how some groups experience it more than others. Scenarios challenge participants to consider the impact of...
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Lesson Plan
Anti-Defamation League

Microaggressions In Our Lives

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Defining, identifying, and learning how to counter microaggression is the activity's focus for high schoolers. Learners examine a definition of the term, write about their own experiences with microaggression, watch short video examples,...
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Lesson Plan
Anti-Defamation League

Emojis and Me

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A lesson features the work of O'Plérou Grebet, a graphic designer who created a collection of emojis to represent his life in West Africa. Scholars explore the history and purpose of emojis, then read and discuss an article about...