Anti-Bullying & Social Development
- Be an Ally - Students learn how to "Be an Ally" to stand together as a family and a bully-free school! They learn what to say and what to do in order to be an ally at school.
- Responsibility - Students learn what it means to be responsible and how to self-monitor their interactions with others - what it looks like to be responsible at school and at home.
- Citizenship - Students learn what it means to be a good citizen, how to be a good citizen at school, and how to be a good citizen in the world.
- Tools of the Heart Assembly - Students practice using the "I" message and cleaning up problems when they happen. Students learn how to problem solve problems using the "I" message and how to solve problems independently.
- Do Your Best Workshop - Students learn how to face big challenges like taking a difficult test or a difficult task.
- Wise Choices Workshop - Students review all of the tools they have learned over the year to keep the school safe and bully-free. They reflect on the importance of making wise choices when no one else is around.
- Free to Be - Students learn four powerful “anti-bullying” techniques we all can use, the three types of bullying, the several ways to stop yourself from bullying and explore why we really don’t need to bully.
- Diverse Ability - Students explore what it is like to "feel different" and work on empathy.
- Respect - Students will learn what respect is, how respect can be shown at school, what people can get when they show respect, how to “empty” difficult feelings out of their “balloons,” how to make wise choices in regards to respect, what it looks like to respect themselves and others, and how to make a commitment to being respectful.
- Caring - Students will learn what it means to be caring, ways they can show they care at home and school, how to be kind and helpful, how to look out for others, how to identify things they really care about, how to show care for your whole community, and how to turn a “negative chain reaction” into a “positive chain reaction.”
- Cooperation - Students learn that “we are stronger together”- since everyone is important, and everyone has their own ideas of how to do things, we need to learn how to work together.