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 – The Magic of Mistakes
Click on the link and watch the video.
Answer the questions below:
How did Mojo feel when he could not build the robot?
How would you feel if you were like Mojo and struggled to build the robot?
How can mistakes be a good thing?
Draw a picture that illustrates how mistakes. can be helpful
Secondary Lesson – Embrace the Shake Video
Watch the video. The doctor told this man when he was younger that he had a brain condition that would keep his hand shaking no matter what..so he embraced the shake and became an artist.
Describe his mindset. Is it fixed? Is it growth?
What have you learned from this video?
What can you embrace about yourself and turn it into something positive? Write a one page explanation. Be personal. Be creative.
Oftentimes we learn of or hear about social injustice but we do not feel equipped to make a difference. The first step in becoming an advocate is to understand that we are all different and accept that difference is good!
Honest and courageous conversations are just the beginning of our work for social justice. When we develop safe spaces to have these conversations in schools, we work together to dismantle oppression. Let's get talking!
There have been many conversations going on about equity and equality in education. You might hear these words on TV or on social media, but what do these words mean? What is the difference? Our new SEL lesson offers an answer.