Every Monday Matters believes that every student deserves to know how much and why they matter—to themselves, the community around them, and the world. We also believe that our teachers and educators deserve to have the best resources available to help our youth grow and learn. Our free resources are designed to engage youth in activities that foster their social and emotional learning development. Explore the lessons with your students and let us know how we can support you in any additional ways. You matter to us… and to students, families, and communities everywhere.

For nearly ten years, we have produced SEL lessons that have reached over two million students in 49 states and 6 countries. We can agree on the importance of helping youth navigate their way through the world and guiding their awareness and understanding of how much and why they matter.


Our free social and emotional learning resources are based on the EMM EDU calendar. The lessons are developed around our monthly themes and weekly strategies and the pillars of EMM: “I Matter,” “You Matter,” and “We Matter.” EMM EDU resources support SEL development for all learners Kindergarten through 12th grade.


Whether teaching in the classroom or using a remote learning platform, the EMM Curriculum provides you with activities, tools, and resources to teach social and emotional learning to your students. With scripted lessons and editable slide decks, your students will soon be understanding how much and why they matter.

The curriculum includes:

To access EMM EDU Resources, please log into your EMM account or create a new one below.

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Service & Leadership Clubs

Youth have tremendously giving hearts. They also have the capacity to take ownership and care for our communities. Provide opportunities and empower youth to show they’re community how much and why it matters through service learning. EMM’s Service-Learning resources is a different methodology for youth to truly make a long-lasting impact in our communities. Watch them shine as they take ownership of the difference they can make in our world.

Professional Development

Our educators need to know how much and why they matter as well. We have created several professional development workshops to “help our helpers” grow professionally and personally.



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As a Jr. High School science teacher, Every Monday Matters offers me a FREE resource to facilitate that challenges my students (and myself) to create a positive, kind, and safe classroom environment by learning essential SEL skills through engaging and effective activities.

Meredith B.

Jr. High Science Teacher, Missouri

Every Monday Matters helps youth answer the questions, “How do I matter and how can I make a difference?” These ready-to-go lessons and activities help kids and adults realize their self-worth and build self-esteem through the exploration of thoughts and feelings that can guide their everyday decisions.

Michelle P.

Los Angeles County Office of Education

Every Monday Matters and Matt are an educator’s best friends. They care about schools, educators, and students. They believe in a learning environment that operates as one giant family. That we all matter and that the world of education shapes how we all interact and value each other.

Nora H.

San Joaquin County Office of Education

Through Every Monday Matters, students have learned that their voices, opinions and actions can and do change the trajectory of a world increasingly divided to one that is more empathetic, loving and united. Every community needs to be touched by the simple words… you matter.

Mara W.

Monterey County Office of Education

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