Social and Emotional Learning & Health

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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) can help students develop the understanding, strategies and skills that support a positive sense of self, promote respectful relationships and build student capacity to recognize and manage their own emotions and make responsible decisions. Health plays an important role in students lives and we're here to help deliver the best resources to support students after traumatic events. Find collections full of lessons below to help students lead their best lives.

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Social and Emotional Learning

This year, we are highlighting new resources designed to support teachers and paraprofessionals in providing safe classroom environments for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) students.

Bullying is a community issue that extends beyond the school campus and is...

Character Day is September 22. It’s a global initiative where 50,000+ groups explore the importance of developing character strengths like resilience, grit, empathy, courage and kindness. You can get free discussion kits, watch award-winning films for all age groups, host your own event or view...

Share My Lesson has an updated collection of resources and lesson plans to help promote dialogue with students and families to help establish and maintain a supportive and positive school environment. Find free K-12 lessons, blogs, videos and classroom activities.

The AFT’s own Share My Lesson offers a collection of lessons to help teachers educate all students about immigration and create inclusive school communities. The materials, which teachers, parents, and immigration advocacy organizations from across the country have contributed to and which...

Health

Schools are the most important places in a community for an educator or student to receive support when a crisis occurs. Schools provide a familiar environment where the many needs of grieving students and faculty can be met in one place. Administrators and educators need to be prepared to deal...

The devastation and loss of life from events such as hurricanes or a tornado can be emotionally damaging to children. These resources will help you and your students understand and cope with natural disasters. ...