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how to teach caring to grade 3 students?

Mar 16, 2014 2:54pm

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    • Mar 17, 2014 7:51pm

      Katherine-

      I love Lauren's idea, but you may also want to focus on character education. You can choose a virtue each month and focus and model how students can use that virtue to demonstrate caring. For example, you could choose a virtue and then read stories about it, and have students explore it in writing and discussion. For example, if you're reading Charlotte's Web, you could focus on friendship and how you can demonstrate caring in friendship. Helping students to understand the thoughts and actions of caring people will help them to emulate the behaviors.

      Hope this helps,
      Katie
      www.katienovakudl.com

      • Mar 18, 2014 6:05am

        Building community through the Responsive Classroom approach is a critical way to help children learn to care for themselves and others in my classroom.

        • Mar 31, 2014 1:28pm

          Here's a simulation, have them take care of hard-boiled eggs. And by the end of a day or two, reward them.