5 Activities To Help Your Kids Learn Perseverance - Moments A Day Perseverance is a quality that every child can benefit from practicing. After all, there are going to be challenges in life, and knowing how to persevere even amidst frustration or disappointment will be a great life skill. Active games and sports are a fantastic way to help strengthen one’s ability to persevere. Sports can help children learn how to push themselves physically, play despite nerves or intimidation, and keep at it regardless of winning or losing. Even small children can practice perseverance through very simple active games. In each of the five activities below there are variations for young children to progress through.
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Lessons and activities for teaching respect If your students lack it or could stand to learn more about it, we offer five lessons to get them talking and thinking about respect. Included: Have a Respect Popcorn Party! Can respect be taught? Of course it can! Kids of Integrity If you've been wondering how to begin developing your child's character, or if your past efforts haven't been as successful as you'd hoped, we're excited that you're checking out Kids of Integrity. Suitable for ages three to ten, Kids of Integrity is designed for maximum kid appeal! Each lesson features Bible-based discussions plus crafts, games and object lessons from science, nature and even home cooking.
Activities for Understanding Respect and Diversity Posted 06/01/2015 10:16PM | Last Commented 06/12/2015 12:49PM Schools in the United States are highly diverse. They include students of different color, cultural backgrounds, and languages. Students in diverse schools can expand their understanding and knowledge of different cultural backgrounds. Yet, to guarantee students’ fair access to education, teaching instructions should be culturally responsive to all students and engender a network of relationships based on trust, mutual respect, and valuing of diversity. The activites below focus on engendering a network of relatioships based on respect and valuing of diversity in a high school science classroom, but can be adapted to fit all ages and subjects.
Teacher Made Activities for Teaching Responsibility "Responsibility" is a key word in the classroom and, as teachers, we play an important role in helping students become responsible —interpersonally, personally, at home, and in the local and global community. The following responsibility-building activities have worked well with my students. Interpersonal Responsibility "How We're Doing" Chart After my students and I decide together on our classroom rules, I create a chart that reminds kids about responsible behavior. I make a pocket for each student and place in it a marker with a star sticker and a happy face. On one side of the chart are two additional pockets - one is labeled Whoops!
Helping Your Child Learn Responsible Behavior Courage Courage is taking a position and doing what is right, even at the risk of some loss. It means being neither reckless nor cowardly, but faring up to our duties. It includes physical courage, intellectual courage to make decisions on the basis of evidence, and moral courage to stand up for our principles.