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RD Program Lesson 4 – Group B

The following is a reflection on Lesson 4 of the RD Program that I have started in a Grade 4 classroom at my school. Read more about the program here, as well as my reflections on each lesson: Getting Started Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 The purpose of Lesson 4 is to build hope for… Continue reading RD Program Lesson 4 – Group B

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RD Program Lesson 1 – Group A

Today marked the beginning of the Respecting Diversity Program in one my school’s Kindergarten classes. I will be working in collaboration with the classroom teacher, who is also learning about the program and who was interested in trying it out with her students. Although I am already halfway through the program with Group B (a Grade 4 class), this group… Continue reading RD Program Lesson 1 – Group A

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RD Program Lesson 3 – Group B

The following is a reflection on Lesson 3 of the RD Program that I have started in a Grade 4 classroom at my school. Read more about the program here, as well as my reflections on each lesson: Getting Started Lesson 1 Lesson 2 While Lesson 2 involves students self-reflecting and identifying their own strengths, challenges, and… Continue reading RD Program Lesson 3 – Group B

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RD Program Lesson 2 – Group B

The following is a reflection on Lesson 2 of the RD Program that I have started in a Grade 4 classroom at my school. Read more about the program here, as well as my reflection on Lesson 1 here. The purpose of Lesson 2 is for students to learn more about their intelligences profile by… Continue reading RD Program Lesson 2 – Group B

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7 Great Character Education Books For Kids

Through my experiences with elementary school students, I have com to learn the power of books when counselling young kids. They love reading stories about characters who are experiencing the same challenges as they are, and seem to really take the advice in these stories seriously. For some reason, if it’s in a book, they really seem to buy into it. Because of this, I am… Continue reading 7 Great Character Education Books For Kids

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RD Program Lesson 1 – Group B

Yesterday marked the beginning of the RD Program I talked about in my last post. As mentioned, I will be running the program with two different classes, Group A (kindergarten) and Group B (Grade 4). Yesterday I started with Group B. In preparation, and to get students thinking before the lesson, I put up some posters about multiple intelligences… Continue reading RD Program Lesson 1 – Group B

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RD Program – Getting Started

I talked about the RD (Respecting Diversity) Program by Jennifer Katz in a prior post, and have been anxious to get started on this program with my students ever since. It is finally happening! In an effort to reflect on, document and share the process, I will be sharing my thoughts on the program and the process here… Continue reading RD Program – Getting Started