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Social Skills/Character Development
Sesame Street: Respect (Word on the Street Podcast) - YouTube
★ Classroom Management, Social Skills and Organizational Ideas
Lots of YouTube videos with free responsibility songs for home or classroom; character education resources for a variety of ages.
"Respect Explained" video. Uses simple language and illustrations to explain the concept to little ones.
Read the book, Don't Laugh at Me by Steve Seskin and Allen Shamblin (comes with a CD) This blog has mini-lesson on visualization to go with it.
RESPECT RAP video! Written and performed by elementary school students! Awesome! Great for the multicultural classroom!
Start of Year
The Respect Song (Classroom Mix Version) This character song teaches students how to show respect to yourself, others in the classroom and at school. Treat others the way you want to be treated.
Awesome compilation of Character Education ideas! (Love this blog post.)
Lots of free videos with songs about taking turns and sharing for young children; post includes Montessori resources for ideas on taking turns and sharing
Bits of Positivity Posts
Have Fun Teaching Blog: Responsibility Song