SEL-ebrate Responsible Decisions
February 22- February 26
SELebration Week 2021
What is Responsible Decision Making?
Landmark Schools Responsible Decision Making Definition
Parent Program: Helping Our Kids Make Good Decisions
Wednesday, Feb. 24th, 7pm
This is an online event.
Parents who attend this virtual workshop will consider how they can help their children become
responsible decision makers. You will learn:
- the five steps of decision recommended by the CASEL, a leader is social, emotional learning
- how to help your children learn from their mistakes
- how to model responsible decision making
- the difference between a decision and a reaction
How to Reinforce Responsible Decision Making at Home
Share your own decision making process.
Create a digital vision board.
Think of the GOLDEN RULE : treat someone how you would like to be treated.
This can be drawn on a piece of paper or Created digitally using a table with 4 boxes.
In each box write the following:
How do I want to be treated?
How do my family members want to be treated?
How do my friends want to be treated?
How do people in my community want to be treated? (ie. teachers, custodians, store clerks)
Using images and/or words fill in each box with how you think, you and each group of people in your life would like to be treated on a daily basis.
Create a Maze or Choice Labyrinth
Many people use small labyrinth drawings to trace the path with their finger. This can have a relaxing and centering effect, and is one way to practice mindfulness.
Take some time while thinking about a decision that you need to make a try to recreate this Labyrinth on a piece of paper, Outside with sidewalk chalk art or in some clay (playdough or model magic or homemade clay- recipe above).
SELebration Week Events
Spirit Week Dress Up Days
Friend Request Assembly (Grades 4-8)
Teachers of students in grades 4-8 will share the prerecorded assembly during SELebration Week and will engage students in a discussion afterward.