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Kindness Resources For Teachers To Stop Bullying
Education | Bullying | Classroom Activities | Kindness | Social and Emotional Learning

Kindness Resources for Teachers to Stop Bullying

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailSTOP BULLYING!Bullying is often a hot topic among parents and teachers. It has been for as long as I can remember and sadly, not a lot has changed. But I feel like we’re making some headway with educators now using social and emotional learning programs in their classrooms to build emotional…

Crumpled Paper Or Wrinkled Heart Activity To Stop Bullying
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Crumpled Paper or Wrinkled Heart Activity to Stop Bullying

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailThe wrinkled heart bullying activity for kids (crumpled paper activity) is a powerful lesson every child needs to participate in to understand the lasting effects of bullying.This simple activity is a valuable friendship lesson that shows students how difficult a wrinkled heart is to mend!Who could imagine that…

How To Develop Positive Character Traits At School And Home
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How to Develop Positive Character Traits at School and Home

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailHow are character traits developed?It’s a given that parents want their kids to grow up with good set of values and positive character traits. Kindness, compassion, perseverance, honesty, and respect are just some of the traits we want to instill in our kids. Charles Starkey, Associate Professor of Philosophy studies emotion…

Stories of Kindness

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Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger Email Today I heard a beautiful story about students showing pure kindness towards a peer with disabilities and I believe that sharing it will bring as much joy to you as it did to me. There was a student at a high school level who was not only…

Teach Kindness And Empathy To Reduce Bullying At School And Online
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Teach Kindness and Empathy to Reduce Bullying at School and Online

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailWhy do we need to teach kindness and empathy?Experts advocate that we must teach kindness and empathy in schools to reduce bullying. Why? Because kindness is the antithesis of bullying and empathy is the foundation of kindness.   Being kind means that you consider the needs, feelings, and concerns…

Tips To Help You Nurture A Culture Of Kindness At Your School
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Tips to Help You Nurture a Culture of Kindness at Your School

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailBuild a culture of kindness to improve wellbeing and reduce bullying!We’re so fortunate to have several kindness days and weeks throughout the year that help highlight the importance of teaching kindness in schools. While these days are amazing for prompting educators, positive character traits should be encouraged each…

The Watermelon Shield – Book Review & Author’s Reflections
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The Watermelon Shield – Book Review & Author’s Reflections

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailBook Title:  The Watermelon ShieldAuthors:  Rose McCallum (she/her) and Finn McCallum (they/them)Illustrator:  mikemotz.comFor ages:  6-10 years (a good read for all ages)Topics:  bullying, kindness, compassion, empathy, character development, juvenile self-helpRelated learning areas:  social and emotional learning (SEL), well-being/self-confidence, communication/healthy boundaries Continue Reading

Tracking Relationships Between Students To Prevent Bullying & Improve Wellbeing
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Tracking Relationships Between Students to Prevent Bullying & Improve Wellbeing

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailHow important are relationships in education? Rita Pierson, in her classic TEDTalk, says “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.” I thoroughly agree and I would like it mandated that every teacher watches her talk every year! I want to expand her sentiment to include student to student…

10 Reasons Teaching Kindness At School Is Essential To Reduce Bullying
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10 Reasons Teaching Kindness at School Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailTeaching Kindness can Change the Culture of Your School!Phrases like “random acts of kindness” and “pay it forward” have become popular terms in modern society. There are even special days dedicated to being kind and organizations who specialize in altruism. But why has kindness become so popular? Perhaps it’s…

Social-Emotional Learning: Classroom Circles Build Community To Help Stop Bullying
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Social-Emotional Learning: Classroom Circles Build Community to Help Stop Bullying

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailClassroom circles nurture an inclusive and supportive school community!The power of classroom circles or morning meetings to foster emotional intelligence, improve wellbeing and create a culture of kindness is well documented. Circles are important tools for nurturing relationships and feelings of community and can have a profound impact…