Lots of people today need to really THINK before they speak. Too many people have forgotten how to be kind and speak with respect. The saddest part for me is that children are watching and learning how to imitate the same behavior.
Start this with Brendan but do a Gratitude Chain instead . Have kids make a "helping chain!" On each link of the chain, they write down one way that they can help others. The kids then have to work together to assemble the chain.
Abby Baur This idea is a great way to talk about bullying in the classroom. The students will have to come up with their own ideas on how to prevent bullying. It will increase their knowledge and get them thinking about bullying.
'YourKids' Teacher: Erasing Meanness This is a great four day anti-bullying program that could be run to show the effect bullying has on others and the impact children can have on eachother by being positive