Welcome to the CLS Daily SEL lesson. Each day, Monday through Friday, we will provide a new social-emotional learning lesson designed to build emotional intelligence and resilience. There will be a lesson for elementary students and a lesson for secondary students that include media (videos, audios, or text) and simple step-by-step instructions.
We hope that the lessons are helpful to you and your children.
Weekly Focus: Growth Mindset
Elementary Lesson – You Can Learn Anything
Watch the video.
Draw a timeline of the things you may learn over your lifetime.
Complete the sentence “I really want to learn:_______.”
Secondary Lesson – Carol Dweck Video
Watch the video and take a few notes.
What specific things have you told yourself that you could not do? Rephrase your thinking and list 4 new statements ending with “yet.”
Examples: I cannot do math, yet.I am just not a person who can ride a bike, yet.
Make small signs with each Power of Yet statement and put them around your room.
Mental health is like physical health. We exercise and eat healthy to take care of our bodies. Our mental health starts with our emotions, so what can we do to make sure we’re keeping our minds and hearts healthy?
Did you know that one in five children will experience some sort of mental health challenge? This can be you or someone you know. The good news is that we can support each other by talking, listening, and reaching out for support.
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Just like we have physical illnesses, we might experience mental illnesses as well. Some of us don’t like to talk about what’s going on inside and think others may judge us. Let’s break the stigma, get talking, and support each other!
Anxiety can be terrifying for young people, especially for those that don’t understand the feelings and emotions related to this experience. Increased awareness of feelings and symptoms related to anxiety can be powerful in tackling its impact. The more
We have become very good at recognizing what anxiety looks like, but what do we do when we realize what’s happening to us? Take some time to learn not just about the signs of anxiety but ways you can respond that are effective.
Feelings of fear, worry, and nervousness often plague us as adults. Fortunately, we often have the language and capability to manage these emotions, but what about our children and students? They may lack the understanding of these feelings and where they
Sometimes life is confusing and difficult things happen to us. Bouncing back from those challenges can be hard, but we learn from those challenges and we become stronger and more “resilient”. Watch and listen to the following videos and consider all t
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