I like the idea of putting this on my desk during a test.  As each kid turns in their test to me they can take one and return to their seat.

I like the idea of putting this on my desk during a test. As each kid turns in their test to me they can take one and return to their seat.

*have children write compliments to their classmates and drop them in their "mailbox".  On Friday, for wrap it up, students can check their mailbox and take notes home.

*have children write compliments to their classmates and drop them in their "mailbox". On Friday, for wrap it up, students can check their mailbox and take notes home.

Suuuuuch a cute idea to give to students before testing (made from a roll of mentos, hershey kisses, foil, and paper).

Suuuuuch a cute idea to give to students before testing (made from a roll of mentos, hershey kisses, foil, and paper).

First, he blows some bubbles and, as expected, the kids all pop them.  Then, he challenges them to NOT pop the bubbles even if one lands on the tip of their nose.  Introduce the concept of self control and launch a discussion about stopping to think before you act. Dustin refers to it as a "bullet" in your year that you can refer back to again and again. "Think about that time when we didn't pop the bubbles..."

First, he blows some bubbles and, as expected, the kids all pop them. Then, he challenges them to NOT pop the bubbles even if one lands on the tip of their nose. Introduce the concept of self control and launch a discussion about stopping to think before you act. Dustin refers to it as a "bullet" in your year that you can refer back to again and again. "Think about that time when we didn't pop the bubbles..."

I Wish My Teacher Knew: How One Question Can Change Everything for Our Kids

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