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Create Group Safety

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
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Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Group agreements are co-created guidelines that h…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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10
11
12
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Group agreements are co-created guidelines that help participants feel comfortable with each other and set an atmosphere of safety and respect. Many teachers and facilitators skip this step when working with groups of youth and miss a powerful piece of prevention that can help make a group experience successful. The following lesson plan from the Inner Resilience Program is a process to create a set of group agreements. along with a physical symbol that can serve as a group reminder.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Competencies
Heart-Mind Well-Being
Social Contract
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-create-group-safety
Learning Standards
Students will reflect on and express opinions about factors that contribute to a safe and respectful group environment. Students will work as a team to co-create group agreements.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 4, 2017
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Step into the Circle: Promoting Safety and Respect

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
How did a secondary school initiate a culture tra…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
How did a secondary school initiate a culture transformation that virtually eliminated calls to the office for disrespectful behaviour between students in the first 3 months? At John Oliver Secondary School in Vancouver, this radical shift involved several factors: fostered student leadership, informed staff and the following, simple activity that was the catalyst for actions leading to feelings of being respected, valued and safe.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Curriculum
Reflective practice
Keywords
Core Competencies
Social Emotional Learning
Conflict Resolution
Kindness
Mindfulness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/step-into-the-circle-promoting-safety-and-respect
Learning Standards
To increase the understanding of how behaviours and attitudes impact others. To highlight the similarities between students. To recognize some of the factors which may influence feeling safe at school. To encourage student-led changes in school culture.
Duration
20-30 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017