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"Don't Laugh at Me" - a beautiful, teachable moment about bullying and accepting the differences of others.

WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos

Olympic rock paper scissors...a great classroom activity that can serve as an icebreaker, and it gets the kids up and out of their chairs.

This lesson plan is SERIOUSLY AMAZING.How to erase meanness. This is relevant no matter the grade level, and it's so hard to find a way to teach these lessons effectively. Such a GREAT idea!

'YourKids' Teacher: Erasing Meanness

This is great for students as an activity, at the very least to encourage them to talk more about bullying. #education

Seven Ways to Turn Your Day Around~ 7 coping skills modeled in this engaging online video. Good discussion starter. Best for upper elementary and older.

Edutopia - Teaching Your Students to Have a Conversation

Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation

Resilience and Grit~ Check out this list of resources from Edutopia.

Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

Social Skills for Middle School Students - Rubrics and lots of really nice lessons for middle school students. - Prerequisites for Social Engagement -- Basic Skills - Disciplinary - Skills in the Classroom - Social Skills With Peers - Self-Esteem - Skills with Adults - Pre-Vocational Skills - Data Tracking Forms

Be a leader, not a boss.

How to be a good friend Love this to teach the kids at school!

Do you know how to be a good friend?

Ideas for indoor recess and brain breaks. Also a good way to get students active in the classroom in the middle of the day.

▶ How To Dance The Cotton Eye Joe - YouTube

Free Download: Friendship and Study Skills Progress Cards

Cha Cha slide with graphics for kids. Great Brain Break! Fun stuff less than 4 minutes and kid friendly! I do this with my class. It is great for helping students learn to follow directions. Bonus it is also VERY FUN!

How Full Is Your Bucket by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer. Run Time: 7min. The story is about a boy named Felix who learns how one's own interactions with others can have a profound effect on one's own happiness and that of others.

Monster Mash.. super cute dance video for kids to take a break or indoor recess.

The Power of the Morning Meeting: 5 Steps Toward Changing Your Classroom and School Culture |

Brain Break - Rock Paper Math

Baby Shark Song

Be the Change. What a cool idea for a bulletin board. Kids could hold up signs of things they would love to change (pollution, bullying, economy, cure for cancer, etc)

My 5th Graders BEG for this Indoor Recess Dance Party! Here's a great kid-friendly playlist of videos to popular music. Your kids will get up and get tons of physical activity while having fun!

Marshmallow Challenge = Team Building #PBIS

This video shows 4 techniques of classroom exercise to make learning lively.

Brain break.... this is the good one

Team Challenge: Dried Spaghetti. Love this for teamwork.

Great Solutions to Team Challenges: **Pasta Master**