Category Archives: Grades 6-12

Fun activities to bring the family together this holiday season

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Sure, some holidays involve presents, but presence — quality time — is the best gift of all. Respectful Ways is pleased to offer this checklist of fun activities that children can do with the whole family this holiday season. These … READ MORE

Positive-Negative Word Cloud

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Free Social-Emotional Learning Worksheets for Home Use During COVID-19

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Social-Emotional Learning is year-round, and most effective when it is reinforced at home. Respectful Ways is giving away access to some of our most popular discussion-and-activity worksheets from our SEL curriculum: Home Connects! Home Connects printouts describe what your child … READ MORE

Bullying Prevention Starts with the Power of Words: A Printout for Students

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Blog and Poems by Bruce Cabell The Impact! Bullying continues to be an enormous problem in 2019. With 95% of teens connected to the Internet and 36.5% being cyber-bullied during their lifetime, there seems to be no end in sight. … READ MORE

3 Ways to Help Teens Make Good Decisions

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This article explores the reasons that teens engage in risky behavior, and how a Social-Emotional learning program can help them make better decisions. Earlier this year, media outlets began reporting a dangerous new fad among teens: eating Tide pods. Consuming … READ MORE

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Don’t Be A “Phoney” – Cell Phones, Social Media and Teens

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Can you survive without your smartphone? Could you close out your social media accounts without feeling disconnected? For many of us, the answer is obvious: not without a difficult period of adjustment. When Gallup polled smartphone users, 46% of respondents … READ MORE