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168 resources with the concept Social & Emotional Learning

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Exploring Alternatives and Considering Consequences

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before making important decisions, it's imperative to consider alternatives and the possible consequences of choices. The third lesson in the fallout shelter activity begins by asking participants to consider the possible positive and...
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Being Responsible

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Responsible-decision making is the focus of the social-emotional learning lessons. After reading, The Ant and the Grasshopper: An Aesop Fable, scholars come up with six steps to take responsibility for their actions and then practice the...
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Gathering Information

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What facts are essential, and what facts are irrelevant when making a decision? As class members continue with the Fallout Shelter exercise, groups develop questions and interview the 10 volunteers acting as candidates for the bomb...
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Starting the Decision Making Process

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The takeaway from a lesson on decision-making is that the more significant the consequences, the more complex the decision. Class members brainstorm a list of factors they consider when making decisions and then create a flow chart of...
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Becoming a Good Friend

For Teachers K - 2nd
A lesson focuses on the qualities of a good friend. Scholars discuss how to be a good friend and decorate a hand cutout to represent a high five of friendship. Small groups offer encouragement and give compliments to each other. 
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Being Responsible

For Teachers K - 2nd
A lesson all about responsibility details the importance of building trust. Scholars discuss and create posters about responsibility and explore strategies to become more responsible. Peers work collaboratively to craft a rainbow of...
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Having a Positive Attitude

For Teachers K - 2nd
Through discussion and reflection, scholars discover what it means to have a positive attitude, that an individual can choose to stay positive, and discuss the benefits of a positive attitude. Learners listen to negative scenarios to...
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Integrity

For Teachers K - 2nd
A lesson showcases the character trait of integrity. Scholars define the term, discuss how having integrity means being trustworthy, that one can choose to have integrity, and the significance of looking at situations from other...
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Respect

For Teachers K - 2nd
A social-emotional lesson focuses on respect. Scholars define the term and puzzle out the word. Pupils give examples of respect they observe at home, at school, and in the community. Cards showcase scenarios in that participants identify...
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Resolving Conflicts

For Teachers K - 2nd
A lesson about resolving conflicts guides young scholars through the process of identifying emotions and reflecting on the situation, all before taking action. The lesson encourages class members to stay open-minded and listen to the...
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Cooperation

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars practice cooperation by working together for a common cause. After a short demonstration, learners fill in a T-Chart describing how cooperation looks and sounds. Small groups work together to pick up tiny beads and put...
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Kindness

For Teachers K - 2nd
Encourage kindness with a lesson that defines kindness, asks scholars how to show kindness, and share how others have shown them kindness. Multiple activities prove that kindness is easy to give through coloring, storytelling, a game of...
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Self-Control

For Teachers K - 2nd
A lesson uses a stop light to assist young scholars in using self-control. After the class defines self-control and how it boosts responsibility and independence, they practice a breathing exercise to reflect on their behavior. Learners...
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Coping Skills

For Teachers K - 2nd
A lesson brings awareness to a variety of emotions. After discussing the many types of emotions, scholars create a list sorting emotions as easy and hard and then brainstorm coping skills. Pupils draw a picture depicting a scenario that...
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Fairness

For Teachers K - 2nd
Fairness is the subject of a lesson designed to boost relationship skills and social awareness. Class members discuss that fairness is getting what you need when needed, differences are okay, and review classroom rules to identify their...
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Listening

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Young scholars boost communication skills with a lesson that explores what it looks like to listen with the whole body. Through modeling and practice, pupils observe what it looks like and then practice. A friendly game of "Simon Says"...
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Mindful Self-Management Exercise: Goal Setting

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
Boost self-management skills with a sports-themed prompt that challenges scholars to reflect on their goals, choose one, and make a plan to achieve it. 
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Mindful Self-Awareness Exercise: Accurate Self-Perception

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
Scholars think to themselves about what is something that they are good at and what makes them a good person. A prompt asks them to reflect on their feelings when they think of their positive attributes.
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Mindful Self-Management Exercise: Self-Motivation

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
Encourage self-motivation with an activity that allows scholars to reflect on their challenges and set goals to better them. A script prompts pupils to listen to the Can-Do Coach inside them. An inspiring statement reminds participants...
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Mindful Self-Awareness Exercise: Recognizing Strengths

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
Learners think of something they're good at and reflect on how they feel about it. Pupils then think of ways to be even better at it and set a mental goal to practice.
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Mindful Self-Management Exercise: Managing Stress

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
An exercise offers young scholars a coping skill to manage stress or other strong emotions. Learners identify the emotion, focus on how their body feels physically, then pretend they are holding a balloon over their heads, blow their...
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Mindful Self-Awareness Exercise: Building Self-Confidence

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
Encourage scholars to build self-confidence by giving themselves a "word hug." Learners calm and focus their bodies to reflect on how they feel great, then provide a mental it verbal pep talk listing the positives that came to mind.  
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Mindful Self-Management Exercise: Impulse Control

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
A coping skill helps to manage emotions. Young scholars pretend they are a remote control. When they feel strongly about something, they pause their actions, take a deep breath, reflect, and press play to get back to what they were doing.
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Mindful Self-Awareness Exercise: Identifying Feelings

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
Young scholars identify feelings through facial expressions and body language. Learners listen for a feeling word, then act it out and discuss how they portrayed it.