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A teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take a piece of paper and told them to crumple it up, stamp on it and really mess it up but do not rip it. Then she had them unfold the paper, smooth it out and look at how scarred and dirty is was. She then told them to tell it they’re sorry. Now even though they said they were sorry and tried to fix the paper, she pointed out all the scars they left behind. And…

Empathy/Kindness Lesson... read a short story, tearing off pieces of the heart. After the story, lead a discussion about putting the heart back together, and ask students about kind things they can do for others. As they discuss acts of kindness, pick the pieces off the floor. Then glue the pieces on a poster as a reminder to have a kind heart.

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This grade book paper for teachers has room to write in assignments and record grades for up to 32 students for four weeks. It is oriented vertically. Free to download and print!

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Student Rights/Responsibilities- YES! Definitely posting this in the classroom AND adding it to the parent packet

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Give kids a visual way to represent their status as they work independently.

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I love this quote!!! Totally true!