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402 resources with the concept social-emotional learning

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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Responsible Decision-Making

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Making choices can be scary, especially for middle schoolers. With so many pressures it's hard sometimes to know what to do. Here's a collection of unit and lesson plans, activities and projects, videos and worksheets designed to help...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Social Awareness

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Fourteen resources covering empathy, respect, diversity, and perspective-taking make up a collection designed to encourage social and emotional learning. Geared towards kindergarten through fifth grade, young scholars take part in lesson...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Responsible Decision-Making

For Teachers K - 5th
Use these lessons and activities in your elementary classroom to help students practice the art of decision-making. What is safe? What is ethical? What is constructive? Learners explore the process of making a decision and acquire the...
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What is Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)?

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Learn about Social-Emotional Learning and how to set positive goals with your students so they can make responsible decisions in school and life. This collection will provide an overview of the CASEL standards and strategies.
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Changing One's Tune: A Music Therapy STEM Integrated Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A music therapy STEM integrated project combines science and language arts. Pupils listen to music, learn about music physics, build and play instruments, write songs, and share their musical creations. They study different intervals and...
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Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There are upstanders, bystanders, and whistle-blowers when it comes to dealing with dilemmas. The four lessons in this unit module ask young scholars to think about injustice and how to resolve difficult situations. Learners research...
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In Sync Personal Development: Year 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
Change is inevitable—learning how to manage those changes is the focus of the 10 lessons In Sync Personal Development unit module designed for high school freshmen. Scholars develop behaviors and strategies for identifying and expressing...
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This I Can Do!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Personal interest, strengths, talents, and abilities can be used to make a difference. Young learners consider how they can share their talents with others through volunteering, what they can do to take care of the natural environment,...
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Thanks! A Strengths-Based Gratitude Curriculum for Tweens and Teens

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The activities in a four-lesson collection are designed to help tweens and teens cultivate gratitude in their everyday lives. The unit begins with students taking a short survey that helps them identify their personal attributes and...
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Environmental Justice Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What to do with environmental hazards and where to put toxic waste is a global concern. The eight resources in the Environmental Justice collection ask young ecologists to consider how to incorporate environmental justice in future waste...
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Standing Up for Democracy

For Students 6th - 12th
The mission of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is to bring about “a more humane, just, and compassionate society rooted in democratic values.” These 16 lessons, built on a foundation of mutual respect, tolerance, and participation,...
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Lesson Activity Ideas

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Five resources make up a collection of social-emotional learning activities that target the five core competencies (self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making). The activities...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Relationship Skills

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
The 21st century has brought many changes. Helping middle schoolers develop the relationship skills they need to be successful at home, in school, in their communities, and in the workplace is the focus of this collection of lesson and...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Relationship Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Building strong relationship skills is one important part of social and emotional learning. Working in book circles, as lab partners, research teams, and project-based learning groups requires a specific set of relationship skills. The...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Self-Awareness

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of self-awareness with a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars in kindergarten through fifth grade. Seventeen resources include activities, lesson plans, units, worksheets, printables, and graphic...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Self-Awareness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Fifteen resources make up a collection designed for middle school scholars. Here, pupils take part in lesson plans, activities, worksheets, and entire units that thoroughly examine the topic of self-awareness. Sub-topics include...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Relationship Skills

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
A collection emphasizes the importance of relationship skills including communication, social engagement, relationship-building, and teamwork. Sixteen resources are geared towards scholars in kindergarten through fifth grade. Resource...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Self-Management

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of self-motivation with a collection of 16 resources. Curated are a variety of units, lesson plans, graphic organizers, handouts, printables, and activities designed to encourage kindergarteners through fifth...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Self-Management

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Self-management requires impulse control, stress management, self-disciple, motivation, and the ability to set goals and organize. Browse this collection to boost these skills among sixth through eighth-graders. Included are sixteen...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Social Awareness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Self-awareness includes looking at different perspectives, exhibiting empathy, appreciating diversity, and respecting others—boost these social and emotional attributes using a collection designed for scholars in sixth through eighth...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Self-Management

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Self-management is a key aspect of social and emotional learning. Impulse control, stress management, self-discipline, self-motivation, goal setting, and organizational skills can be learned and the resources in this collection are...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Self-Awareness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
21st-century learners face an array of challenges. This collection is designed to help students develop the social and emotional self-awareness skills and healthy habits they need to make responsible decisions now and in the future. The...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Social Awareness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Perspective-taking, empathy, appreciating diversity, and respect for others are the hallmarks of the self-awareness social and emotional competency. In this collection you will find lesson and unit plans, projects and activities, videos...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Responsible Decision-Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The five social and emotional learning competencies target skills, behaviors, and attitudes that 21st-century learners need to face daily and future challenges. To develop competency in responsible decision making, high schoolers need to...
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Random Acts of Kindness: Self Esteem

For Teachers 8th Standards
The adolescent years can be turmoil on a child's self-esteem. Help them to keep self-talk and peer discussions positive with a four-lesson series that encourages learners to contribute to a supportive class atmosphere—and to be kind to...
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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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Justice for All - Educating Youth for Social Responsibility: Grades K-5

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
New ReviewIn 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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Wonder Women - The Untold Story of American Superheroines: Middle School Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewWomen 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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Self and Interpersonal Relationships Theme Unit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewA 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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Remote Book Clubs: Nurturing Community and Connection

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
In 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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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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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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The Challenge of Confirmation Bias

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Confirmation bias makes it difficult to overcome our preconceived notions of others. That's the big idea in a lesson plan that teaches learners strategies to recognize and question their biases.
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Transcending Single Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The focus of the second lesson 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 their identity based...
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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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Iowa’s Social-Emotional Learning Competencies

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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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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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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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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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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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Stress: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
New ReviewTwo activities focus on stress—common stressors and coping strategies. In the first activity, scholars identify stressors and explore ways to keep stress away. To aid the process, learners create a poster and complete a handout...
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Healthy Relationships

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewTeach tweens and teens how to prevent dating and domestic violence with a unit on healthy relationships. The unit begins with class members taking a relationships survey. As the unit progresses, class members engage in activities that...
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Assertive Communication

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewAssertive communication is an acquired skill. Teaching young people to ask for what they need and to believe that they have a right to ask is at the core of a unit on assertive communication. Over the course of the unit, middle and high...
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Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewThink it through! That's the big takeaway from a series of lessons about decision-making. Young scholars engage in a series of exercises and activities designed to urge them to look at options, the pros, and cons of a course of action,...
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Feeling Sad: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewEveryone feels sad sometimes—aide in the coping process with two activities. In the first activity, scholars discuss sadness then complete a worksheet detailing ways four peers can identify their feelings and ways to feel better. The...
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Consequences

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New Review11 lessons, designed to be used in consecutive order, ask middle and high school scholars to consider the effects of various drugs and the consequences of taking them for themselves and their families. They also develop the communication...
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Understanding Influences

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New Review"Understanding Influences," a richly detailed, carefully scaffolded unit, asks middle and high school scholars to examine how internal and external factors like friends, media, and society influence their attitudes and behaviors.  
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Bullying: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
New ReviewTwo activities spotlight the concept of bullying. The first activity begins with defining and identifying characteristics of bullying. Small groups then role-play scenarios in which they practice techniques to handle a bully. The second...
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How the Namuhs Learned to be Content with Who They Are

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewThe Namuhs have a lot to teach humans how idealized images presented in advertising can impact self-perception and self-worth. After brainstorming 10 traits the media sets as the perfect body, class members read a short story about the...
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Walk A Mile in Their Shoes

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewAfter watching a presentation that describes the difference between sympathy and empathy, class members fill out an empathy shoe organizer sharing 10 facts about themselves that others may not know. The goal is to create a more accepting...
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Face of Mental Illness

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewThere are a lot of myths and misinformation out there about mental illness. Help set the record straight with a resource that debunks the falsehoods and provides high schoolers with accurate and important information about the various...
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Cyber Tattoo

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewSophomores use a website evaluation tool to determine if their selected websites are valid and reliable. They read about and list three behaviors about taking and sending photos of minors that qualify as Class 1 misdemeanors in their...
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Bullying: Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
New ReviewTwo activities for young scholars explore the concept of bullying. The first activity examines scenarios to point out bullying behavior. The second activity encourages positive peer relationships by identifying kind and respectful...
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Mental Health/Social Emotional Skills

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewLooking for social-emotional resources? Check out this seven-page packet that includes activity and lesson ideas, as well as links to information resources that support the social and emotional development of tenth graders.
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Diversity and Inclusion

For Teachers 4th
New ReviewDiversity and inclusion are the focus of a four-activity social and emotional learning unit designed for fourth graders. In the first activity, peers get to know one another by sharing an item that means something to them. Activity two...
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The Impact of Praise

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewHow to praise and not praise is the question addressed by a short video designed for educators. The narrator shares the results of a simple experiment that details how praising learners' efforts results in better performance.
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #6

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewKeep stress low by establishing balance and boundaries with Mini Module #5. In this social-emotional learning video, educators discover the ins and outs of final high-leverage practices—understanding the "cost of caring," forming healthy...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #5

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewMini Module #5 examines the high-leverage practice of orienting towards optimism. In this 11-minute video, educators take in the importance of optimism as they progress through their social and emotional learning journey, paying special...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #4

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewIn this social-emotional learning journey, educators watch an 11-minute video that examines how to cultivate compassionate curiosity. Mini Module #4 details how to use an asset-based lens, listen empathetically, and look at behavior as a...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #3

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewMini module #3 focuses on exploring emotions—one of the five high-leverage practices in an educator's social and emotional development. Viewers take in a 10-minute video that looks at how to label emotions, recognize physical reactions,...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #2

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA 12-minute video details the first social and emotional learning practice—examine identity; how do educators work on their social and emotional wellbeing. One of five high-leverage practices looks closely at values and purpose,...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #1

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewBecome a champion of social-emotional development with an informative series created for educators. In this first video, the host details the what, why, and how of social-emotional learning. In just over 15 minutes, viewers discover...
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SEL for Educators Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewFour resources make up the SEL toolkit for educators. Intended for those that teach kindergarten to twelfth grade, helpful files include a companion guide, presentation, reference list, and a one-page snapshot that neatly showcases the...
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Students' Experiences with Social-Emotional Learning

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA short video spotlights young learners who share their experiences with social-emotional competencies. Each speaker is frank about their struggles and how learning various strategies helps them become more successful in and out of school.
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Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit is a presentation for educators who seek to create a reliable environment where scholars who have experienced adversities and trauma feel supported, safe, and ready to learn.
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Student and Parent Perspectives on Mindfulness

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewTurn a breakdown into a breakthrough. In a short video, scholars and a parent share what they have learned about mindfulness and how developing the skills inherent in this competency can help in school and at home.
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Mindfulness Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Mindfulness Toolkit is designed to provide educators with the information they need to introduce the social-emotional competency of mindfulness into their school. The kit includes background information to help teachers develop their...
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Meet Teri (Growth Mindset)

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewAnything is possible if you practice, practice, practice! That's Teri's advice to scholars struggling to acquire a new skill.
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Growth Mindset Toolkit for Parents

For Parents K - Higher Ed
New ReviewDesigned as a workshop, the Growth Mindset Toolkit introduces parents and guardians to the growth mindset competency, one of the five social-emotional learning areas. The workshop provides caregivers with information about why lessons...
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Growth Mindset Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA nine-slide presentation provides educators with practical ways they can help young people develop a growth mindset, a key competency in social-emotional learning.
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Social Awareness Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA 32-slide professional development presentation introduces administrators, counselors, and teachers to the social awareness competency. The presentation includes specific strategies to help learners develop social awareness, identifies...
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Social Awareness in Students' Words

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA short video features a sixth-grader, an eighth-grader, and a high school sophomore who talk about what they have learned about social awareness and how they learn to develop their own awareness skills.
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Meet Vy (Self-Management)

For Students K - Higher Ed
New Review"Reading, listening, and then writing it down." Vy shares a self-management strategy she has learned that helps her remember school assignments and due dates.
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Meet Devon (Self-Management)

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewDevon shares his story about how he has learned some self-management strategies that help him deal with his emotions, communicate better with others, and improve his focus. 
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Let's Talk About Self-Management: Marshmallows, Stop Signs, Squeezy Balls, and Teaching

For Parents K - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe big idea behind a short video designed for educators is that self-management skills are taught and that those who develop this skill are more successful now and in the future.
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Self-Management Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewDesigned to be used for professional development, the self-management toolkit provides teachers, counselors, and administrators with the training they need to address this key competency. The toolkit includes all the materials necessary...
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Self-Efficacy Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA PowerPoint presentation prepares instructors for teaching learners about self-efficacy, a key competency of social-emotional learning. The 29-page presentation is designed to give administrators and teachers a deeper understanding of...
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Self-Efficacy In Students' Everyday Lives

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewSetting goals is one thing; achieving them is another. Three young learners share their experiences with asking for and giving others support to master a task and achieve their goals.
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Importance of Self-Efficacy

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA short, animated video introduces viewers to the importance of self-efficacy. The narrator first defines self-efficacy then offers five ways learners can develop this social-emotional learning competency.
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The Hunger Games: Gender Empowerment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewThe odds are in your favor that your pupils will love this lesson plan that uses The Hunger Games to launch a study of gender empowerment, as well as the influence of social constructs of gender. Groups discuss how Katniss Everdeen and...
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Obesity: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewScreen time and fast foods, sugary drinks and greasy fries have lead to one-third of tween and teens being overweight or obese. As part of the Health Problems Series scholars analyze the nutritional value of the school food services menu...
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Diabetes: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewAfter reading a series of articles that provide background information about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, class members design a meal plan and an activity plan for a weeklong summer camp for 5- to 8-year olds with diabetes. A second...
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Eating Disorders: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewRaise awareness of eating disorders with a two-activity lesson plan with middle schoolers reading articles to gather background information and then create audio messages and advertisements that promote healthy self-esteem and body image.
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Online Safety: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewRecognize risky behaviors and avoid them! That's the big idea behind two activities designed to teach middle schoolers to think critically about online safety. After reading background articles about protecting online identity,...
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Bike Safety: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewTwo activities teach tweens and teens about bike safety. After reading articles about bike safety, class members design tags with important safety reminders that can be attached to bikes. Groups then create a dance video that...
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Smoking: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewLight up middle schoolers' understanding of the monetary and health costs of smoking with two activities. First, class members calculate how much a smoker would spend in a year if they smoke a pack a week or a day. They then explore...
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Alcohol: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewTo get the word out about the realities of teens and tweens drinking alcohol, class members engage in two activities. For the first, groups design highway billboards about the dangers of alcohol drinking. Class members then create a...
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Justice for All - Educating Youth for Social Responsibility: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewTeach middle schoolers how to develop healthy relationships with activities and lessons designed to create a kind and inclusive classroom. Pupils create guidelines to develop a safe and civil learning environment. They learn how to...
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The Power of Active Listening

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewListen up! The game of Telephone launches a study of active listening. Class members watch a short video that demonstrates active listening and tips on practicing active listening. Pairs then interview each other and practice their...
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Can’t We All Just Get Along? Conflict Resolution Strategies

For Teachers 11th - 12th
New ReviewRespond rather than react—that's the big idea behind a lesson on conflict resolution strategies. A richly detailed plan teaches high schoolers strategies for resolving conflicts. Pupils play charades, engage in verbal and non-verbal...
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Decision Making

For Teachers 11th - 12th
New ReviewMaking decisions, while maybe scary, is a skill that can be learned. Introduce teens to a five-step decision-making process that makes what may seem overwhelming possible. Pupils learn the steps and practice them by playing games,...
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Germs: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewAs part of their study of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa, middle schoolers create engaging public service announcements for preschool and kindergarten classes, teaching them how and when to wash their hands. To begin, class...
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HIV and AIDS: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers get the message out about HIV and AIDS by designing t-shirts with information about how the diseases are spread and how people can protect themselves from infection. Groups first gain background information by reading...
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STDs: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Many adults find it difficult to imagine that some middle schoolers are sexually active, and thus they shy away from discussing sexual activity with young people. However, misinformation and lack of information about such topics as STDs...
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Screen Time: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewHow much screen time is too much screen time? Even before COVID, tweens were spending hours watching TV, playing video games, and connecting with their friends by smartphone and computers. Two activities from Kids Health get young...
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Exploring the Four Leadership Styles

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWhat is your leadership style? Tweens and teens independently complete a Four Leadership Styles worksheet. Once completed, they use a leadership code to identify their prominent leadership style. Class members gather by style, brainstorm...
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Leadership 101

For Teachers 7th
New ReviewA four-week leadership class is designed to help scholars develop the skills they need to become effective leaders. Pupils study the habits of highly effective people and apply these concepts to leadership. They investigate paradigm...
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Unlock Your Leadership Potential: A Leadership Project Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The 359-page guide is designed to help high schoolers develop their leadership skills. Class members generate a list of leadership characteristics, research outstanding leaders, consider their own leadership style, and practice...
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What is Leadership?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Launch a study of leadership with a activity that first asks class members to brainstorm a list of words that they associate with leadership. They follow a gallery format, walk around the room, and post one adjective that describes each...
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10 Minute Leadership Lessons

For Teachers K - 8th
New ReviewForty pages offer 21 lessons to encourage leadership among kindergarten through eighth-grade scholars. Hands-on activities use the experiential learning model while exploring personal traits, getting to know peers, teambuilding,...
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Set SMART Goals

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
New ReviewA video by Kid President kicks off a lesson about setting goals. Scholars use SMART—specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely—in identifying what goals or resolutions they wish to accomplish. After writing down and revising...
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Everyday Leaders Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewLeadership skills are a key component of service-learning. A 31-page booklet provides facilitators and participating partners with an explanation of service-learning, information about the principles and practices of responsive...
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4 Ways Leaders Approach Tasks: Leaders Motivation

For Students 8th - 12th
New ReviewAttitude is everything when approaching a task. That's the takeaway from a instructional activity that asks teens to consider the four ways leaders approach tasks. 
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Leadership Styles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewTo open a lesson on leadership, class groups plan for, shop for, and assigning responsibilities for an after school picnic, all in 20 minutes. After the activity, pupils consider the process they used to try to accomplish the task....
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Who Do You Admire and Why?

For Students 8th - 12th
New ReviewA five-question worksheet asks learners to consider who they admire, the qualities this person has that they admire, and why they find these characteristics admirable. To conclude, pupils select three of the qualities they admire in...
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Leaders Are, Can, and Think

For Students 8th - 12th
New ReviewA great way to begin a discussion of leadership is to have learners reflect on their own experiences with leadership. A one-page worksheet asks individuals to list what they believe are the top characteristics, qualities, and beliefs of...
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Leadership and Alexander Hamilton

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Alexander Hamilton serves as a model in a instructional activity that asks young political scientists to consider the strengths and weaknesses of six different leadership styles. They read a brief overview of Hamilton's activities...
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Teaching Ethics in Scholastic Journalism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Events in recent years have underscored the importance of a free and independent press in a democracy. Young journalists engage in lessons about the function of journalism in a democratic society, practice the steps of Bok's Ethical...
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Make a “WHAM” “BOOM” “POW” Resolution!

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Scholars set a New Year's Resolution using a "Wham, Boom, Pow" format. Wham—learners identify who needs their help, boom—where could they improve in school, and pow—what can be done to better the world. With the help of the ideas listed,...
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Goal Setting Worksheet for Children

For Students 3rd - 8th
A one-page worksheet gives scholars the opportunity to list three goals and how they plan to accomplish them. Three questions challenge learners to reflect on their goals.
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Goal Setting for Students | 4 Key Steps

For Students 9th - 12th
The topic of goal setting can seem esoteric and intimidating. A short video breaks down the goal-setting process into four practical, specific steps designed to show viewers that the process is manageable.
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Hopes and Dreams

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
A lesson encourages mini scholars in setting goals. Peers share their hopes and dreams and discuss how each one adds to everyone's unique character. Class members draw themselves in a scene achieving a goal. A follow-up meeting allows...
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My Goals and Action Plans

For Students 5th - 12th
Encourage scholars to set goals with a worksheet that offers space to write what they want to accomplish and their plan to achieve it. 
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Suicide Prevention: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Suicide 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
Two lessons take a close look at stress. In activity 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 of...
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Depression: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Over 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
Cyberbullying 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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Peer Pressure: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Peer pressure is the focus of a activity that challenges scholars to respond to several scenarios using responsible-decision making skills. Lesson one begins with a live-action example set by class members, followed by a discussion that...
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Expressing Emotions through Art Lesson 1—Everyone Shows They Care

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
In a lesson 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. Participants...
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Getting Along: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Two lessons boost social awareness and spread gratitude. In the first lesson, scholars write a newspaper article that describes a conflict and ways to solve it. In the second lesson, pupils offer kindness coupons to family and friends to...
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Suicide Prevention: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 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
Academics turn into storytellers in an engaging activity on activism. The activity focuses on promoting social change in local communities with stories. Young historians plan a storybook to target a specific audience and social issue and...
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Constructively Engaging in Digital Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Say 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
A 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
Scholars 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
The 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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Sportsmanship: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Losing isn't any fun. It is, however, a part of competing. Two activities encourage middle schoolers to consider what good sportsmanship is, how they can be a good sport, and ways to handle situations when some are acting...
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Fitness: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle 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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Young Peace Leaders: Cultivating Gratitude

For Students 5th - 8th
A brief video features a group of middle schoolers that created flags designed to express their gratitude. Participants take viewers through their activity including key discussion points and the revealing of their finished products. 
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Gratitude and the Environment

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
A 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
Peer 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
Wouldn'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
Empathy 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
Conflicts 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
The 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
Gratitude 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.
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Writing Letters of Gratitude

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A lesson begins with a discussion on gratitude—what does it mean, and for who are learners thankful? Scholars share their thoughts and feelings then choose a community worker to which they wish to share their gratitude. Writers compose a...
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Gratitude Letter

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Encourage scholars to feel gratitude and spread kindness with an activity that challenges them to reflect on a positive way one person has affected their lives. To aid the writing process, pupils answer four questions, use the...
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A Gratitude Jar for Kids

For Teachers K - 12th
A jar becomes a symbol of gratitude in an activity that challenges scholars to reflect on themselves. Learners decorate a jar to add a touch of personalization. Once ready, prompts offer participants a question or sentence frame that...
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Halloween Worksheet: Monster Feelings

For Teachers K - 5th
Monsters have feelings, too! Scholars explore a variety of emotions with a festive, Halloween flair with two dice-rolling activities. The first activity prompts learners to draw and write about a monster feeling a specific emotion. The...
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Thank You for Believing in Me

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The fourth and final lesson in the Gratitude series has learners craft and deliver a Gratitude Letter to a significant person in their lives. Writers include information about how they benefitted from the attention of the benefactor, an...
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Seeing The Good In Others

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Showing gratitude is an intentional act and it's the glue in relationships. That's the big idea in a instructional activity for tween and teens. Scholars leave post-it thank you notes on other's character strength posters that...
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See The Good Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists study all sorts of things. For example, studies show that it feels good to feel grateful. Feeling grateful also contributes to physical health and strengthen relationships. In the second lesson about gratitude, class members...
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Discover Your Great Full Self

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Reflecting on character strengths can bring a little sunshine as the gray days of winter approach. Tweens and teens view a PowerPoint presentation, watch a short video about character strengths, and take a survey that helps them identify...
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Halloween Worksheets: Emotions Jack-O-Lanterns

For Students K - 5th
Scholars give life to a pumpkin as they design a Jack O'Lantern that exudes a certain emotion. Participants choose one of nine feeling words, or add up to three that aren't listed, locate and cut out face pieces, then glue them to the...
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Halloween Worksheets: Emotional Monsters

For Students K - 5th
Eight blank monster faces make up an activity that tasks scholars with drawing a face that corresponds to a specific emotion. Feelings include happiness, confusion, silliness, and more. 
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What Makes Me Happy Today?

For Students K - 6th Standards
Here's a worksheet that will put sunshine on papers and smiles on the faces of young learners as they draw pictures and write a short explanation of what makes them happy today. A great way to show gratitude for the good things in life.
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Learning About Special Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The lessons in the second unit in a three-unit series provide students with the historical background of disability education. After reading about events that impacted attitudes towards disabilities and how learners are identified for...
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Risk Taking Behaviors

For Teachers 10th
Sophomores can be sometimes wise and sometimes foolish. The same can be said for their behaviors. After watching a presentation about risk taking behaviors, class members discuss the presentation in small groups, and then complete a...
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Media Literacy and Health: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Internet suffers could drown in the volume of information available on line. Here's an activity that can be a lifeline and buoy confidence in middle schoolers' ability to find reliable information and credible sources. After reading...
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Putting on Armor

For Teachers 8th
Peers can exert tremendous pressure that can lead to positive and negative consequences. To conclude the Risky Business unit, class members create a Personal Safety Plan. They list things or situations that cause stress, things they have...
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Putting on Armor

For Teachers 7th
Middle schoolers learn how to protect themselves from risky behaviors with a instructional activity that has them role play several scenarios and demonstrate ways that they might do to stay safe. Class members then use what they have...
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Equity Impact Review: Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Seattle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using an Equity Impact Review (EIR) tool, developed by Washington state's King County to "identify, evaluate, and communicate issues of equity when making a decision," class members design a GSI program for two Seattle neighborhoods.
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Introduction to Stormwater Pollution and a Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sometimes when it rains, pollutants pour into sewers which overflow and contaminate the environment. The final two lessons in the Environmental Justice series looks at actions being taken to address stormwater pollution. Class members...
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How are Equality and Equity Different?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Equality does not equal equity. That's the take-away from a lesson that asks young people to consider what could be done to make a variety of situations more just, more equitable. After examining images that illustrate the difference...
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Environmental Justice Matters: Mapping Environmental Justice Impacts (Part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A case study of Seattle, Washington permits class members to compare and rank how different areas of Seattle are impacted by environment burdens. Groups investigate different zip codes, collect data on five categories, and color-code a...
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Environmental Justice Matters: Mapping Cumulative Impacts (Part 2)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A case study enables class members to confirm whether different geographic parts of Seattle, Washington have disproportionate environmental burdens and benefits. Groups use the EPA's Cumulative Health Impact Analysis formula and...
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Causes of the Causes: What Are the Root Causes of This Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A "Causes of the Causes" diagram enables class members to examine the contributing factors to a problem. After reading a poem that models the process, class members, either in gorps or individually, diagram an issues they are passionate...
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Whose Backyard? Toxic Waste Management Meeting and Environmental Injustice

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Toxic waste is a global problem. What to do with environmental hazards and where to put toxic waste is a global concern. To better understand current issues around toxic waste management and how current practices can lead to...
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What Makes a Community Healthy?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young people have an opportunity to make it a beautiful day in their neighborhoods with an activity that asks them to identify what is healthy and unhealthy in their community and develop some ideas about what they can do to fix the...
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Learn to Identify What’s Bullying, What’s Joking, and How to Deal With It

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A quick lesson takes a look at the differences between bullying and joking. Through whole-class discussion, scholars identify between the two behaviors and brainstorm actions to take to cease bullying behavior. Small groups share with...
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Racial Justice in Education Resource Guide

For Teachers K - 12th
Strive for racial justice within your classroom community with help from an 80-page resource guide. Five modules move scholars through thoughtful, and reflective grand conversations to making a plan, then taking action. Learners write...
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Unit Assessment: From Identity to Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Four projects enable class members to show what they have learned about ways they can stand up for democracy. to begin, individuals review their identity charts and craft a mask that represents themselves. Next, groups create a short,...
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Speaking Up and Speaking Out

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The final lesson in the Standing Up for Democracy unit offers class members a way they can stand up and speak out by crafting spoken word poetry, or Slam poetry. After analyzing several examples, individuals reflect on one positive...
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Protesting Discrimination in Bristol

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using the Bristol Bus Boycott as a case study, class members examine the strategies and levels of power protesters used to effect change. The two-day lesson concludes with individuals reflecting on the actions they might take in face of...
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Public Art as a Form of Participation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
David Binnington's mural commemorating the 1936 Battle of Cable Street is the focus of a lesson that looks at public art as a form of civic participation. After reading background material about the mural, individuals analyze a segment...
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inspireED Innovator's Guide

For Students K - Higher Ed
Educators and scholars come together to build a team of go-getters striving for positive change in their school and community. Become an insipreED team with this handy guide designed to get you started. Sixty pages outline the who, what,...
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Standing Up to Hatred on Cable Street

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The final lessons in this section of the Standing Up for Democracy unit ask class members to consider ways they can help create a "more humane, fair, and compassionate environment" in their communities. For context, learners study how...
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Making Rights Universal

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Class members continue their discussion of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). After examining an infographic the summarizes the document, groups examine four of the rights to decide if they are or are not universal, and if...
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Defining Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Eleanor Roosevelt leads the drive to draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To begin a study of universal rights, class members create a definition of a right and compare it to the 1947 version. They then investigate Eleanor's...
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Defining Our Obligations to Others

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Introduce young learners to the concept of a Universe of Obligation, a term coined by sociologist Helen Fein, with a lesson plan that asks learners to consider the extent to which they feel a responsibility for others. Class members read...
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Blending In and Standing Out

For Teachers 6th - 12th
An excerpt from Sarfraz Manzoor's memoir about how his experiences as a Pakistani growing up in England shaped the way he though about his identify provides a stimulus for a discussion of how experiences can shape our concept of identity...
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When Differences Matter

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Jane Elliott's controversial blue eyes/brown eyes experiment detailed in the film A Class Divided leads to a discussion of privilege, social power, and opportunity. Viewers note how the children react to the experiment, share their...
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Responding to Difference

For Teachers 6th - 12th
James Berry's poem, "What Do We Do With a Difference?" launches a lesson that asks class members to consider the ways people respond when they encounter someone different from themselves. After analyzing the poem and discussing how they...
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Using Perspective Shifting to Persuade Readers

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
One of the key competencies of social and emotional learning is social awareness and being able to see things from another's perspective. This ability to shift perspective is particularly important when crafting an argument to persuade...
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Caution: Thin Ice!

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders listen to a story titled "Thin Ice!" then partake in a whole-class discussion asking and answering questions about what was read. Scholars brainstorm risky behaviors in preparation for a game of RISKO—a game similar to...
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The Costs and Benefits of Belonging

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Peer pressure and the desire for acceptance are powerful things. A thought-provoking lesson looks at the positive and negative effects of wanting to belong to a group. Class members examine the roles of the perpetrator, the victim, the...
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Why Little Things Are Big

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Often our decisions are impacted by a fear of how others see us. That's the big idea in a two-day lesson plan that asks how false assumptions, how our fear of how others may see us, impact how we act. After watching a video about such a...
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Five Activities to Help Bystanders to Bullying Know What to Do

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Five activities covering ELA, social studies, and social and emotional learning offer bystanders tips and the courage to help individuals being bullied. Activities include writing an acrostic poem, creating a pamphlet, reading current...
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Understanding Identity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Key to social-emotional learning is understanding who we are. The first lesson in an Understanding Identity unit asks class members to consider the factors that shape one's concept of themselves, the parts of their identity they choose...
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Breathing With a Pinwheel

For Parents K - 6th
A pinwheel encourages deep breathing to calm one's body and recenter their thoughts. Scholars breathe into a personal pinwheel with different types of breathing patterns then answer a question about how they feel. 
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Dealing with Peer Influence: What Are Bullying and Harassment?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Scholars examine examples of peer pressure and discuss how specific actions negatively affect one's well-being. Learners gather in small groups to write two scenarios in which peer pressure is used. They reference the STAR method in how...
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What Are Bullying And Harassment? Part 1

For Teachers 4th Standards
A brief survey begins a instructional activity that challenges scholars to answer the question, What is bullying? Learners discuss their answers and take notes, paying close attention to the types of bullying and roles people play....
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What Are Bullying and Harassment? Part 2

For Teachers 4th Standards
After reviewing notes from the previous lessons, small groups obtain a scenario card that describes a situation in which bullying is happening. Peers discuss the event and brainstorm two solutions using the STAR method then present their...
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Don’t Tease Me!

For Teachers 3rd Standards
 A whole-class discussion sheds light on school bullying and ways to prevent it. Scholars share a moment when they observed or experienced some sort of teasing. Pupils brainstorm ways such behavior can be stopped or prevented.
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Can You Erase the Damage?

For Teachers 3rd Standards
A pencil and an eraser bring forth the message that negative comments never truly disappear. On a large piece of paper, scholars list negative comments then attempt to replace them with kind ones. Pupils discuss the impact of negative...
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STAR Deputies

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Scholars become STAR deputies in a instructional activity that encourages them to be problem-solvers. Small groups gather to complete a worksheet by answering questions. A discussion presents a scenario in which a problem occurs on the...
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STAR Deputies, Unite!

For Teachers 2nd Standards
STAR deputies unite! Scholars gather in small groups to solve problems using the STAR method. Pupils read a card that describes a situation that requires problem-solving. They role-play the scenario in front of their peers.
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My Feelings

For Teachers 1st Standards
Encourage self-awareness with a lesson that challenges scholars to identify feelings—happy, sad, mad, and scared. Using a feelings thermometer, similar to that of a bar graph, pupils discuss how they would feel in specific scenarios then...
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What are Comfortable (Good) and Uncomfortable (Bad) Feelings?

For Teachers 1st Standards
Two puppets open a discussion about comfrotable and uncomfortable touches. Scholars add to the discussion information they remember from a previous instructional activity, then delve deep into three problem-solving safety rules, and...
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Healthy Touches and Private Touches

For Teachers 1st Standards
Scholars identify the difference between healthy touches and private touches. A discussion leads pupils to recognize several trusting adults. Peers role-play scenarios in which they use three rules to remain safe.
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How to Meditate

For Students K - Higher Ed
Everything you ever wanted to know about mindful meditation can be found in this New York Times article. The article contains information about what mindful meditation is and what it isn't, about how to and how not to practice the...
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Students Learn to Stop Rumors Before They Start

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Two activities look at how rumors are spread and ways class members can stop them. The first activity brings forth an in-depth conversation about how reporters gather information to write articles and how students can implement the same...
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Class Meeting: Empathy Helps Stop Bullying

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A lesson instills the importance of how empathy has the ability to aid in stopping bullying behavior. Scholars discuss, in-depth, a series of three questions. Using class input, an anchor chart is made then displayed for reference.
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Breathing Boards

For Students K - 12th
Instill the importance of mindfulness with six breathing exercises. Scholars trace shapes using their fingers, following arrows that tell them when to breathe in and when to breathe out. Exercises increase by counts of breath in and out.
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Create a Positive Classroom Climate and Help Stop Bullying

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Encourage kindness and respect with an activity that challenges scholars to create a poster that details three ways to exhibit the desired character traits.
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Conflict Mediation – Part 1: Getting Ready

For Teachers 4th Standards
Two scholars walk into a room arguing, what is happening? Peers observe the two actors in preparation for a whole-class discussion about conflict. Learners establish a conflict, name the three approaches—passive, aggressive, and...
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Conflict Mediation – Part 2: Practice

For Teachers 4th Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to prove their understanding of conflict mediation. Small groups role-play scenarios using two mediators and two disputants. Peers observe then discuss their findings. A worksheet outlines groups'...
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Stressed Out Sally

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Life changes may cause stress. Here, scholars identify stressful situations in a peer's life and offer coping skills to make for a better day. A short story, "Stressed Out Sally," provides pupils with a look inside a bad day. After...