How to Be Kind: 100 Acts of Kindness Every Middle Schooler Can Do

    Be Kind to Others A little bit of kindness can make the world a brighter place. Here are 75 ways every middle school can show kindness to the people around them:  Smile at everyone you pass in the hallway, in the store, or walking on the sidewalkHold the door open for people Sit by someone who’s eating alonePut your phone away and give someone your full attentionGreet people in the hallwaysWhen you experience something good, share it with people…

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Create a Standard of Kindness: 5 Ways to Inspire Kindness in Your Classroom

       Kindness is a powerful force that can radically transform the world.  A smile can bridge connection. Holding the door open can make someone feel noticed. A kind message can show someone that they’re cared for. Kindness is basically magic as each kind act inspires and generates more kindness. Despite its magical qualities, kindness seems to be increasingly underrated and rare to find. Which means we have our work cut out for us. Creating a standard of kindness in your classroom is…

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How to Be a Good Friend: 12 Social Habits Every Middle Schooler Needs to Learn (with printable)

    Teaching students how to build positive social lives is a must. And not just because middle schoolers are obsessed with their social lives. But because the status of our social well-being matters a lot. Like, determine the overall quality of your life a lot (watch this). Connection. Friendship. Belonging. Not only are these the driving forces of our social well-being but also the foundation of happiness, confidence, and security. And what’s more important in life than being happy, living with confidence…

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(Wellness Basics) What is Social Health?

The Wellness Basics series is back! In this series, we chat about the basics of wellness, well-being, and learning how to thrive. Today’s topic is Social Health. Want to empower your students to thrive? Check out the Wellness Basics series!Click To Tweet What is Social Health? Social Health is all about being connected and belonging. It refers to your ability to build and sustain relationships, deal with social conflict and be part of a positive social network.Social well-being is fundamental to a…

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