Coronavirus Specific SEL Lessons & Activities

Peekapak is here to support all of our teachers, families, and students during this time of great uncertainty. We have created specific Coronavirus lesson plans about the pandemic in order to directly support our schools, students, and families have healthy, productive conversations.

SEL-Based Leadership Lesson Plans for Student Empowerment

The SECD Lab has adapted its’ MOSAIC materials from the CASEL SELect Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving curriculum to provide remote SEL-related lessons to help empower youth & get them involved in making themselves, their school, and their communities better. They can be used by teachers, advisors, counselors, psychologists with or without prior SEL experience.

SEL and Mindfulness Resources for Families and Caregivers

To assist you in responding to the social and emotional needs of your child during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, Lions Quest, a Social and Emotional Learning of Lions Clubs International Foundation, has created the SEL at Home series, a collection of short, mindfulness and SEL skill-building lessons with activities for families.

MindUP Lessons

Explore MindUP lessons through videos with teachers that have taught MindUP in their classrooms. Learn how the 15 lessons can impact the brain and improve cognition and emotional wellbeing.

Weaving I Love You Rituals into the Day

I Love You Rituals are playful, one-on-one interactions that build loving connections while increasing attention span, decreasing power struggles and promoting language and literacy at school or at home. Kim Hughes, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, presents brain-building interactions that facilitate optimal development for young children and create lifelong bonds between children and adults.

Social Story: Coronavirus Is a Big Word

In the wake of COVID-19, our normal way of life and our usual routines have been turned upside down. For children, these abrupt changes are especially confusing and scary, and so is the idea of a mysterious virus. This story by Abbi Kruse, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor, uses reassuring language and colorful illustrations to explain […]

Three Vital Steps to Successful Routines

Routines are essential because predictability helps children (and adults) feel safe. When we feel safe, we’re willing and able to form relationships with others helping us solve problems and move smoothly through the day. Join Kim Jackson, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, as she explains how to use a three-step process—Model, Add Pictures, and Practice M.A.P.—to […]

Parenting with Conscious Discipline

Some days, even the best parents feel at a loss for how to respond to a child’s behavior: the right words won’t come, the child won’t behave and there just has to be a better way! Join Ginny Luther, Retired Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, to learn about shifting to an emotionally-intelligent, brain smart and research-based […]

Teaching Conflict Resolution to Young Children

Conflict happens. And that’s an understatement—conflict occurs every day, all day long. Research shows that in Pre-K classrooms, 60 acts of intrusion occur per hour. Join Vicky Hepler, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, to learn about teaching conflict resolution to young children.

Parent CliffsNotes for the Skills of Conscious Discipline

Helping parents recognize a child’s brain state, adults can access an entirely new toolset that helps children shift their internal state and reach optimal learning and creative problem-solving. Join Amy Speidel, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor, for an overview of seven discipline skills and helpful phrases to get you started or continue your journey to more […]