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Elementary School Learning Videos

SEL in the Context of Connections

Highlights include:

Students/staff intro……………………………..0:00 – 1:25

Student created animation……………………………..1:25 – 1:59

Staff introduce connections with reading ………………………….1:59 – 2:35

Students share text-to-self/text/world…………………………………..2:36 – 4:03

Staff/students introduce connections/synthesis………………………………..4:10 – 6:00

Synthesis, like baking a cake…………………………….6:00 – 6:47

Questions to increase connections for reading and synthesis………………..6:47 – 7:42

Student examples of connections with reading………………………….7:43 – 12:09

Staff/students introduce “emotion” connection defining empathy, perspective ………12:13 – 14:33

Students demonstrate connecting with feelings over events…………………………14:33 – 16:55

Que to call: Connections – C.O.N.N.E.C.T………………………………….16:55 – 18:11

Questions to increase self/social awareness using connections……………………………..18:11 – end

SEL in the Context of Identity

Highlights include:

Kids intro skit…………………………… 0:00 – 0:50

Intro titles (with wicked reverse fog machine action)…………………:50 – 1:31

Adults introduce Identity and “Where I’m From/I Was Raised By”…………1:31 – 3:48

Students/staff share “Where I’m From/I Was Raised By” Poems………………………9 – 8:12

Staff talk about “Identity Iceberg” and assumptions……………………………8:18 – 10:03

Students/staff share “Assumptions”………………………………………………..…10:04 – 12:39

Staff share seeing yourself as a “future you” (self-efficacy)…………………………..…..12:40 – 13:46

Students/staff share “future selves”……………………………………………..…13:46 – 14:55

Kindergarten Alphabet Fashion Show (Identity through letters)…….……..14:55 – 16:38

Cue to Call: Identity………………………………………………….16:38 – 17:31

Multiple Identity levels……………………………………..……………….17:32 – 19:19

Questions to help build self-awareness when working with identity………………………..19:19 – 19:33

Questions to help build social awareness when working with identity………………………..19:33 – 19:57

Closing………………………………….19:57 - End

SEL in the Context of Citizenship

Highlights include:

 

Students ask, “What is citizenship?”                                                              0:00 – 0:39

Intro music and scene                                                                                    0:39 – 1:08

Staff introduces SEL, citizenship, and “rights” and “responsibilities              1:09 – 2:33

Students share rights and responsibilities for US citizens                             2:35 – 5:09

Students share rights and responsibilities for our school                              5:-28 – 7:31

Recess Wrack rights and responsibilities                                                       7:31 – 7:56

Staff introduces vocabulary: pull and push factors, migration, immigration        7:54 – 9:40

Empathy Alert!! (for learning about US history)                                                   9:50 – 11:24

An SEL survey of American History and citizenship                                       11:25 – 21:10

Transition word                                                                                              21:26 – 21:54

Self and Social Awareness Questions for Citizenship                                     21:58 – 23:12

Recap and closing                                                                                                      23:16 - End

SEL for Community & Belonging 

Highlights include:

Intro                                    0:00 – 0 :33

Adults introduce community       0:33 – 0:53

Students define community                        0:55 – 1:15  

Parents define community                          1:15 – 1:47

SPS Chief of Student Support Services shares about community   1:48 – 2:50

Students define academic language for community          2:50 – 4:06

Students/staff give examples of community         4:07 – 5:00

Adults introduce “sense of belonging”                    5:00 – 5:41

Students/Staff define sense of belonging              5:42 – 6:28

Students define academic language for “sense of belonging”        6:28 – 8:54

Staff talking about “sense of belonging” and social management                8:54 – 12:29

Transition word                                              12:30 – 13:07

Questions for Self and Social Awareness skill building       13:07 – 14:45

Recap and closing                           14:45 - end

SEL for Gratitude 

Highlights include:

Student intro skit                                                          0:00 – 1:10

Staff introduce gratitude                                                           1:10 – 2:03

Student examples of gratitude and gratitude expression                 2:04 – 2:42

2 steps for recognizing gratitude                                             2:43 – 4:18

“I feel gratitude for…”                                                 4:19 – 6:01

Staff/students gratitude intensity                                            6:04 – 7:06

Student examples of “mellow gratitude”               7:07 – 8:51

Student examples of “deep gratitude”                    8:52 – 10:56

Students measuring “gratitude intensity” using joy           10:57 – 13:20

Self and social awareness with gratitude                               13:21 – 14:24

Ways to build gratitude skills (classroom activity)               14:25 – 16:32

Questions to build self and social awareness with gratitude           16:40 – 17:44

Transition word and movement for gratitude                                     17:45 – 18:18

Recap and closing                                                         18:19 – 19:23

Credits and outtakes                                                    19:24 - 20:50

SEL for Mind, Body, Spirit 

Here are the highlights:

Pre-K intro                                                              0:00 – 1:14

Adults introduce Mind, Body, Spirit                       1:15 – 2:54

Students introduce “The Mind”                               2:55 – 4:25

Some things the Mind likes                                       4:26 – 4:53

The Mind                                                         4:54 – 5:53

Adults introduce “The Body”                     5:54 – 6:34

Students introduce “The Body”                6:35 – 7:54

Some things the Body likes                        7:55 – 8:36

The Body                                                        8:37 – 9:28

Adults introduce “The Spirit”                    9:34 – 10:49

Students introduce “The Spirit”                10:53 – 12:22

Some things the Spirit likes                       12:22 – 13:04

The Spirit                                                        13:04 – 13:59

Adults Mind, Body, Spirit Connection                   14:00 – 14:39

Examples of Mind, Body, Spirit Connection              14:39 – 16:42

SEL questions for building skills                               16:42 – 18:22

Call & Response                                            18:23 – 19:04

Closing                                                             19:04 - end

SEL in the Context of Skills & Drills 

Here are the highlights:

School-wide dance intro – 0:00 – 3:32

Adults introduce fundamentals – 3:33 – 4:02

Kids introduce fundamentals – 4:02 – 4:37

Adults introduce “skills & drills” – 4:44 – 5:11

Kids introduce “skills & drills” – 5:20 – 6:00

Students/Staff demonstrate skills and drills – 6:03 – 9:42

Adults introduce desirable/undesirable 9:43 – 9:56

Kids define “delayed gratification” – 9:57 – 10:41

Adults introduce strategy for managing Big Time Feelings facing an undesirable activity – 10:42 – 11:22

Personal story introducing/illustrating strategies of “Name Your Roaches”  – 11:22 – 13:43

Students retell/animate the story “Name Your Roaches” – 13:44 – 15:35

Students/Staff “Name Your Roaches” Examples - 15:41 – 19:02

Transition (Cue to Call) word Fundamentals: Name It To Tame It – 19:03 – 20:10

Students share self-awareness building questions -  20:11 – 20:32

Students share social awareness building questions – 20:33 – 21:02

Wrap up – 21:02 – 22:13

Jokes – 22:13 – 24:40

SEL in the Context of Compromise 

Here are the highlights:

Blue Green Recess protest (kids)                        0:00 – 0:38

History and problems with Blue Green Recess (students/staff)   0:38 – 2:07

Statement of positions (students/staff)              2:07 – 3:47

What about in-betweens? (students/staff)          3:50 – 4:26

Principal perspective                                           4:26 – 5:10

About negotiation (staff)                                     5:10 – 5:56

About negotiation/Positional Arguing (students)          5:56 – 8:28

Blue Green Recess interests (students/staff)                  8:28 – 12:23

Focus on interests not positions (staff/students)           12:23 – 14:57

Student interviews SPS Superintendent Juneau            14:57 – 17:41

What if they don’t want to compromise?                       17:42 – 19:30

Tips for maintaining healthy relationships                      19:30 – 20:25

Questions for building self and social awareness          20:25 – 21:37

Transition word                                                              21:37 – 22:41

Closing                                                                 22:41

SEL in the Context Culture, Perspective, Opinion, and Empathy 

Here are the highlights.

Intro skit/titles                                                              0:00 – 1:19

Adults introduce theme                                              1:20 – 2:15

Kids introduce culture                                                  2:16 – 3:49

Examples of some cultures in schools                     3:51 – 4:18

Adults introduce perspective                                    4:19 – 5:22

Kids introduce perspective                                         5:25 – 6:53

Adults introduce opinion                                            6:57 – 8:26

Kids introduce opinion                                                8:26 – 9:49

Examples of opinions                                                   9:51 – 10:45

Adults introduce empathy                                          10:47 – 12:01

Kids introduce empathy                                              12:01 – 14:18

Questions for building self/social awareness        14:23 – 15:35

Pause for discussion                                                    15:35

Transition word with hand motions                         15:45 – 16:24

Recap                                                                               16:24 - end

SEL in the Context of Competition 

Highlights include:
Intro skit from students 0:00 – 1:36
Counselor/Teacher introduce language 2:22 – 3:03
Students share what competing feels like 3:03 – 6:24
Counselor/Teacher define competition, introduce “social status” 6:25 – 9:14
Students share common social status titles they may compete for 9:15 – 10:41
Language for differentiating between “recreational” vs. “professional 10:42
Recreational/Professional competition in music and an art project 11:54
Counselor/Teacher/Students introduce skill building questions for gaining self and social awareness skills 16:09 – 18:29
Transition word with hand motions 18: 29 – 19:06
Closing thoughts 19:07 – end