Do you become frustrated when students are upset because they do not want to share? Or, are you spending precious educational minutes reminding students to be kind to one another? Unfortunately, teachers spend much time handling aspects related to not wanting to share. Since this is a crucial … [Read more...] about How to Compromise with It’s Mine!
Honestly, it is natural for students to prioritize themselves. They’ve grown up learning to do things independently, such as brushing their teeth and putting away their clothes. So, it makes sense that they now need instruction on how important it is to consider the feelings of others. If they do … [Read more...] about Teaching Empathy with We’re All Wonders
Sadly, our students express so much uneasiness. Whether this is something said in the past or something happening in the future, many students constantly worry. Since teachers know it is hard for students to learn when experiencing anxiety, they teach calming strategies. Thankfully, practicing … [Read more...] about Practicing Calming Strategies with I am Peace
Sadly, teachers have to remind students to be kind every day. While students do not necessarily mean to hurt those around them, it happens in all classrooms. With so much social media influence over our youngest students, hurtful words and actions often occur. So, teachers work tirelessly to ensure … [Read more...] about Teaching the Importance of Kindness with Be Kind
Students experience so many new aspects each day. Between problems on the playground to being unsure of something on an assignment, everything is new at one time. So, this often makes students uncomfortable and worried. Since teachers never want students to feel like this, they work hard at showing … [Read more...] about Teaching Problem Solving with What Do You Do With a Problem?
Students have all different personalities. Honestly, getting to know each one makes being a teacher so special! However, some personalities are much louder than others. While this can be okay on the playground or when cheering on a favorite team, students need to learn when it is not. Ultimately, … [Read more...] about Clark the Shark Teaches Social Cues