Every Child, By Name and Face, to Graduation
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Self-Reflection and Growth
Students, families, and staff complete a personality test that shows your strengths. Click here!
Daily Staff Check In
Staff responds to a check in form prior to meetings. Staff uses the questions and responses to discuss personal care and well being.
- Alice Maxwell Elementary
Compose a letter, speech, poem or song about the year
Create a “then and now” bulletin board
Create an original “then and now” meme or work of art
Letter to a Friend- Write a letter to a friend about the differences between classroom and online learning.
Interview a Friend- Interview staff, friends or other adults about school when they were the same age as you. How would their learning have been different with quarantine?
-Carol Adler, Dilworth Middle School
Emotion Audit and Coping Plan
Find this audit tool on Page 4 of the tool HERE.
Staff Message Collage - Have each staff member submit a picture of themself holding a word which is a part of a larger message for students and families.
-Dilworth STEM Academy Middle School
Staff video made for students and families to remind them how special they are!
-Matthews Elementary School
Download a Copy
How have difficult times made you stronger?
In what areas have you grown this year?
20 Questions to Ask Instead of “How are you doing right now?”
For full article click here.
Creating Deliberate Connections With Your Work Team
Use THIS technique from the LifeLabs Learning: Complete Remote Work Playbook during virtual meetings to create connections through digital platforms.
Self-Care and Connection-
Strategies for Districts to Support Self-Care for Educators During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Five Strategies to Care for Yourself so You Can Care For Others
Keeping Relationships Strong as Students
Curbing Teacher Burnout During the Pandemic
Compassion and Empathy-
#SEL Chat: It's Okay Not to be Okay
Supporting Teacher Well-being During Covid -
Advice for principals on how to support teacher wellbeing during the Covid-19 lockdown
How Principals and District Leaders are Trying to Boost Lagging Teacher Morale During Covid-19
Strategies for reducing stress related to the end of the school year