Personal Best Awards

I had the opportunity on Tuesday, March 8 to attend the Renaissance Personal Best Awards Breakfast at Central High School in Grand Forks. Students are chosen by staff for this award based on the following criteria: Demonstrating good school spirit Doing their best in class and displaying a positive attitude Consistentently submitting their homework on…
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Feeling Accepted

Feeling Accepted is the last installment of the NIE Teacher’s guide titled Positive Thinking. It was written by Ginny Swinson with educational consultation by Nancy Gilligan and produced by KRP, Inc.  Previous posts from the Positive Thinking guide on this blog include:                         8/31/09 – Focusing on the Positives                                                                       12/19/09 – Getting Rid of the Negatives                                                                 12/21/09 – Energizing…
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Fighting Anger

The following is from an NIE Teacher’s guide titled “Positive Thinking” written by Ginny Swinson with educational consultation by Nancy Gilligan and produced by KRP, Inc. I will be featuring activities from the guide on this blog throughout the year. Having a positive attitude is important. It’s important not only when it comes to how…
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Finding Happiness

The following is from an NIE Teacher’s guide titled “Positive Thinking” written by Ginny Swinson with educational consultation by Nancy Gilligan and produced by KRP, Inc. I will be featuring activities from the guide on this blog throughout the year. Having a positive attitude is important. It’s important not only when it comes to how…
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Unique You! Making Mistakes

The following character education activites are from the KRP supplement "Unique You" and geared for elementary age children.   Making mistakes is only a bad thing if you keep making the same mistake over and over again. In fact, you can learn a lot from your mistakes if you are paying attention. If you make…
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