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Acts of Kindness
Students write about the good deeds of others.
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Best Buddies
Ms. Younginger's tip lays out a plan for combining a community service project with teaching your students to give back to the community in preparation for adulthood.
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Compliment Bag
While student teaching in a 4th-5th grade split class, I found the idea of using a compliment bag handy. We had the students make and decorate a bag and hang them from each individual desk. Whenever a...
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Compliment Door
Do you want your students to come through the door each morning with a positive attitude toward you, their peers and themselves? This activity will help you build character and self-esteem and teach good manners and etiquette.
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Fostering Friendships
Mr. Lim is proud to decorate his classroom door with the meaning of friendship. He has a unique – and beautiful – classroom setup idea that helps him build positive relationships among students.
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Giving to the Class
Ms. Kelley's first-day-of-school activity is the gift that keeps giving. See how she gets her students to start thinking about acts of kindness from day one.
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Golden Can
At this school, classrooms are awarded a prize for keeping the neatest room. Learn how this simple incentive has helped build community, foster an understanding of shared responsibility, and made a huge difference in the appearance of their building.
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Good Attitude Award
With so many students getting recognized for sports and/or academics, Ms. Toccket had created an award for good attitudes! Read more about her tip and why it means so much to her students.
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Kind Compliments
Ms. Formisano uses this creative tip to teach children to give and receive compliments. Best of all, it serves authentic writing for students to read to their parents and reminders of how positive their peers feel about them.
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Kind Kids
Ms. Spause wanted to promote kindness in her class, so she created a great tip that involves students being "on the lookout" for kind acts done by their classmates.
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