Funny video to teach Proactive vs. Reactive. My students loved this and still talk about watching it. During the video, have students put a thumbs up for Proactive behavior and thumbs down for Reactive behavior.
A great visual way of illustrating to both younger and older clients the concept that you only have control of the things inside your inner circle...[site also provides other helpful visual support tools]
Creating a Culture of Kindness in Your Classroom. The best way to promote kindness and caring behaviors in our classrooms is to model them. When we show our students what it LOOKS like and SOUNDS like to be kind, there is a far greater chance they will repeat those modeled behaviors. It is so important to remember that children watch their teachers all the time and listen to everything they say (especially when it’s not in a lecture).