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Overcoming Teacher Compassion Fatigue

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Learn more about self-care strategies and overcoming compassion fatigue so you can take care of your students and loved ones!
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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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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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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - Middle School Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rather than just talking about giving peace a chance, with the 15 resources in this collection middle schoolers learn the skills they need to become peace builders. The lessons were developed by the United States Institute of Peace...
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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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Choosing Compassion

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students, after reading the book, "Caesar: On Deaf Ears," explore what "compassion" means and how to make compassionate choices in life. They analyze the problems in the novel as well as search to find solutions to the problem. In...
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Animals Can Teach Us Compassion

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore how to turn difficult situations into positive ones by having compassion for others. They read the book, Norman to the Rescue. Students are asked to take notes during the story and write a summary afterwards. They define...
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Dr. Seuss in the Classroom

For Teachers 6th Standards
Explore the works of Dr. Seuss, such as Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches and Egg, The Sneetches and Other Stories, The Lorax, The Butter Battle Book, and Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. Each story lesson includes reading...
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An Exercise in Self Compassion

For Students 7th - 12th
Self-evaluation may be key to success but it can also lead to being too critical, which can, in turn, lead to depression. Check out the six steps detailed in this video that show how to appreciate and take care of one's self.
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For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Bring out the empathetic feelings in your elementary readers with a set of lessons about understanding the feelings of others. After your class looks up the dictionary definition of empathy, they apply their knowledge to several short...
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Cultivating Caring - Filling Buckets of Caring Carrots

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students practice compassion. In this character education lesson plan, student read Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. Students discuss the book as well as ways to demonstrate they care for one another. Students fill...
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Owen and Mzee

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the trait of compassion. In this character education lesson, students read Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship by Isabella Hatkoff. Students discuss the theme of the story as well as what it means to...
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My Character Odyssey

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore and analyze how the trial of life can develop one's character and values of respect, responsibility and compassion. They, while reading and evaluating "The Odyssey," reflect upon their own hero journey and write...
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Defining Caring

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders define caring. In this character education lesson, 8th graders examine the attributes of compassion as they discuss altruism, empathy, and selflessness.
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore the concept of self-respect. For this character education lesson, students listen to the original "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" story and listen to the song. Students discuss the meaning of the word underdog and the...
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Self-Esteem Quotes

For Students 8th Standards
Teenagers are so worried about what others think of them that they seldom stop to consider how they think of themselves. An introspective lesson prompts class members to analyze their own self-esteem in the context of several...
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What Is Bullying?

For Students 6th Standards
Scholars discover what it means to fight injustice with the first of four lessons on becoming an upstander. Pupils learn how to respond to a bully with compassion, respect, and assertiveness. Finally, they write guided book reports based...
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Multicultural Book Report

For Teachers 7th Standards
Understanding the plot of a book is important, but recognizing the ways characters relate to each other in kind ways and respect each others' differences is a new level of comprehension. Connect a unit on compassion and understanding...
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Active Listening

For Teachers 7th Standards
Listening to a friend is not just waiting for your turn to talk. Learn more about active listening and what it really means to be a good listener with a lesson that focuses on kindness and compassion for others.
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For Teachers 7th Standards
There are likely members of your class who are immigrants to your country, and even more of them whose parents, grandparents, or great grandparents left their countries to find a new life. Teach seventh graders about treating immigrants...
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Caring and Compassion

For Students K - 5th
In this caring and compassion activity, students read a set of guidelines on how to be a caring person, then complete a set of discussion questions based on a referenced video. Suggestions for writing assignments and activities are also...
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Protection and Compassion

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate ways to protect themselves against AIDS while learning compassion for the those with the disease. In this HIV/AIDs lesson, students discuss ways to protect themselves against contacting the disease. Students discuss...
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Empathy: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers develop an understanding of what empathy is and learn what they can do to show compassion to others with the help of articles and activities in a four-page packet. Learners develop PSAs to post around the school, engage...
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Respect: Looks Like, Sounds Like, Feels Like

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in a question and answer discussion on respect and then complete the "Planning to Use Respect" activity sheet. They describe the senses of a stuffed animal to their peers and assess how respect looks, sounds and...

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