• Reflect and Connect

    Reflect and Connect: 52 prompts that inspire thought and conversation is a set of reflection cards that inspire thought and conversation to develop and strengthen the emotional growth of staff, students and leaders. The questions are an effective tool to foster listening, talking, reflecting, building empathy, and discussing difficult topics during regular check-ins and team and staff meetings.

    Prompts align with the Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) five-competency framework and the LCPS Profile of a Graduate. Cards are organized by competency and note the related skill areas, 5C and 5C criteria. Each card is intentionally designed to be versatile for use with adults or students and can support Social and Emotional Learning in professional, classroom and personal circumstances.

  • What are Reflect and Connect cards?

    What are Reflect and Connect cards?

    Reflect and Connect: 52 prompts that inspire thought and conversation is a deck of 56 cards that spark conversation, and build trust and connection.

      • 13 cards focus on relationship skills
      • 12 cards focus on self-awareness
      • 11 cards focus on responsible decision making
      • 10 cards focus on social awareness
      • 6 cards focus on self-management
      • 4 cards provide general information

  • Who should use the cards?

    Who should use the cards?

    Leaders, facilitators, teachers, project directors, program directors and anyone who wants to increase connections within colleagues and community.

  • What do the cards do?

    What do the cards do?

      • Provides a fast-paced, fun way to move beyond “ice breaking” to real
        connections
      • Offers “Aha” moments and new insights about colleagues, while developing deeper connections and increased trust among coworkers
      • Enhances cross-cultural connections and empathy
      • Equips employees and leadership with a set of questions to break down communication barriers and hierarchies through identifying and maximizing unique strengths
      • Gives employees permission to have fun and be excited about work

  • Sample Activities and Additional Resources

    Reflection Cards (English) - Online Version

    Supplemental Reflection Prompts (English)

    Reflection Cards (Spanish) - Online Version - Coming Soon

    Indicaciones De Reflexión Complementarias (Español)

  • Reflect and Connect Contact

    Dr. Lindsay Orme
    Social-Emotional Learning Coordinator