From guest contributor, Dr. Michele Borba Researchers have always recognized the benefits of kids learning to work together to solve their problems. After all, using problem-solving skills is one of the best ways to help kids and teens curb playground
CHARACTER COUNTS! Matrix Outcome: C3. RESPECT. Students believe that the well-being and dignity of all people is important. They treat all individuals with respect, judging them on their character and ability without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, political ideology,
Did you know that empathetic children share nine habits that they developed? Empathy can be cultivated and we have work to do. Here are the 9 habits of empathetic children.
Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule Be tolerant of differences Use good manners, not bad language Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone Be considerate of the feelings of others Deal peacefully with anger, insults and disagreements You don’t
Students and teachers will use a Gallery Walk activity to define what respectful behavior looks like in the classroom, in the hallways, and in the cafeteria.
Objective: Teach students the impact of the truth in relationship and provide a checklist around integrity as a decision making model for difficult situations while building those relationships. Core Alignment: K-2: Essential Concept and/or Skill: Learn leadership skills and demonstrate integrity,
Everyone needs friends –– but especially kids. Of course, the prime reason a kid says friends are important is for fun and companionship.
Help students navigate the question “is fair always equal?” and give a definition of fair that includes tolerance of diversity and emphasizes the need for seeking the perspective of others.
Help students understand the importance of intentionally seeking out opportunities for community service and how those acts will impact the community.