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Free online videos of movement-based brain-breaks for children

Go Noodle is a free online library of fun videos that encourage movement and cultivate mindfulness in students. Developed by …

Talking About Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) in the Classroom

The SOGI (sexual orientation and gender identity) 123 Education website is a comprehensive resource for educators aimed at increasing awareness …

A video of kids talking about difficult emotions, and how breathing helps them calm down

Just Breathe is a short video created in 2014 by US filmmakers Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman using interviews …

A website on which students share stories about teachers who changed their lives

The Teachers Change Lives website, created by the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association in Canada, is a collection of personal …

Learning How to Get Along: An Activity in Conflict Resolution

The Out on a Limb website was developed to provide educators an accessible tool for teaching children the skills they …

Learning useful phrases in Arabic and other languages

A great way to build relationships and show you care about newcomer students is to learn to speak some caring …

TED talk on the importance of providing education for refugee children

This TED talk by Melissa Fleming, Head of Communications at UN’s High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), makes the case for …

A short video about the life of one refugee child

This short video (2 minutes, 43 seconds), created by UNICEF, introduces the plight of refugee children through the life of …

A documentary about life in the Za’atari Syrian Refugee Camp

Salam Neighbor, released in 2016 by US film production companies Living on One Dollar and 1001 MEDIA, provides a …

A Conversation on the Development of Intelligence Through Art

This 7-minute video presents the Development of Intelligence Through Art (DIA) Program, a program where children spend time pondering visual …

The Critical Role of Early Child Development: An interview with Clyde Hertzman

This 2-part talk with Dr. Clyde Hertzman, former Director of UBC’s Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), organized into a …

Dispelling Myths About the Adolescent Brain: An Interview with Daniel Siegel

In this 14-minute video, first aired at the Dalai Lama Center’s Heart-Mind 2014 Conference, Daniel Siegel dispels myths regarding the …

How SEL is Integral to Academics: An interview with Maurice Elias

This 6-minute video is a 2007 interview at the CASEL Forum with Maurice Elias, a psychology professor at Rutgers University …

Daniel Goleman speaks on the Value of Educating the Whole Child

This 6-minute video of a 2007 interview at the CASEL Forum with Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, discusses …

Five Keys to Success in promoting Social and Emotional Learning

This 6-minute video outlines the emotional and academic benefits of social and emotional learning in schools. It introduces five key …

Humanity’s Responsibility in “Educating the Hearts of Children” – A Talk by the Dalai Lama

This 18-minute talk was presented by the Dalai Lama at the 2014 Heart-Mind Summit organized by the Dalai Lama Center …

The importance of helping children feel empowered

This TED talk features Kiran Bir Sethi, the founder of the Riverside School in India, a school focused on nurturing …

The importance of love and leadership in schools

This TED talk by Linda Cliatt, a principal at a school listed as ‘low performing’ and ‘potentially dangerous’ in Philadelphia, …

A spoken word poet on the experience of being different to the other kids in school

An inspiring TED talk by Shane Koyczan, a Canadian spoken-word poet who shares his stories about bullying and being bullied. …

A call for education that supports the flourishing of diverse capabilities

An inspiring TED talk presented in 2010 by Sir Ken Robinson, calling for a transformation in education, a move from …

Schools need to treat creativity with the same importance as literacy

A popular TED talk presented in 2006 by Sir Ken Robinson, who believes that many schools today are “educating kids …

Three ways to teach in a world where students no longer have to come to school to acquire knowledge

A convincing TED talk by Diana Laufenberg, a high school social studies teacher who believes that a paradigm shift is …

A chemistry teacher’s rules for cultivating curiosity

A short but compelling TED talk by Ramsey Musallam, a high school chemistry teacher who believes that teachers are essentially …

Math can help build perseverance and patience- by changing the math questions we give students

An inspiring and funny TED talk by Dan Meyer, a math teacher who proposes that a new way is needed …

A video about learning the skills to engage an audience

A TED talk passionately delivered by Christopher Emdin, a teacher who proposes that there is a need for educators …

The right way to communicate science to young learners

A compelling TED talk by Tyler DeWitt, a science teacher who believes that teaching science to middle school children needs …

An inspiring talk by a teacher about building relationships in the classroom

An inspiring, funny and rousing TED talk by Rita Pierson, a passionate teacher who believes that teaching and learning pivots …

How one teacher integrated social and emotional learning into his math classroom

A math teacher in Anchorage, Alaska, named Chris Orpitz, explains how he integrates the teaching of social and emotional skills …

A video on the five core competencies in Social and Emotional Learning

An engaging and well-made, 6-minute video from Edutopia that provides an overview of SEL, and helps viewers understand the five …

A touching video message about Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

This short, 2-minute video created by the Dalai Lama Center in Vancouver makes the case for ‘educating the heart’. Narrated …