For this post I went to my Facebook community and asked them what they most wanted to talk about. The topic that came up the most? Siblings & Kindness. Several situations presented - young siblings who need to show more empathy to each other, sisters who show kindness and compassion to everyone else but once … Continue reading 5 things you can do today to help siblings show kindness to each other
Welcome to the Kindness Clubhouse! I am excited to have you here to get tips and resources to help you show more kindness. In this post I focus on ways that you can show kindness to yourself. For me, this is the toughest part to learn because I grew up being taught that the focus … Continue reading 5 Tips to change how you talk to yourself so you are More Positive every day
Welcome to the Kindness Clubhouse from Project Stella Resources! Oftentimes, when a student in struggling with an issue, reading about it is more helpful than just talking about because it provides the child a safe space to process what is going on. In this post I provide you with book recommendations that you can use … Continue reading Books your students need to read that discuss social themes
Yes, that is right. I have been called a Scholastic-aholic several times throughout my life. In grade school, the highlight of my month was bringing home the Reading Club Flier and seeing what new books were now available. As a teacher, Scholastic provided me with a means to build my classroom library and offer additional resources to my students. Then, working with community agencies, Scholastic provided a ways to help other nonprofits and afterschool programs.
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Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog! Part of the Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness (Schools that R.O.C.K.) program is a course for students (high school & college) to know the basics of planning a service project, event, or program. You may have a student that says, "I want to make a difference" … Continue reading What every student needs to know to plan impactful service projects
Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog. This post comes from a webinar (watch here on YouTube) I did for community partners who want to get youth involved in their service projects for Make a Difference Day. But I found these tips are very useful for our Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your Service Projects
Welcome to Project Stella Resources! We provide you with tips and curriculum that you can use in the classroom and when working with youth so you are confident that you are making a difference in the lives of your students. Part of the Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness (Schools that R.O.C.K.) program is … Continue reading Creating Valuable Service Learning Experiences for your Students that lead to Big Impact
When I decided to become a teacher, I knew education was the career for me because I wanted to make a difference in the lives of students. I had some wonderful teachers that impacted my life and I hoped I could do the same. Being in education is AMAZING but there are a lot of … Continue reading 18 Affirmations for Teachers to share to have an awesome year
Parenting is filled with taking advantage of "teachable moments." But then there are those lessons that I want Stella (age 9) to learn that I have to slide into every day conversations. One lesson I feel is important for her to learn - and to start learning now - is to not let her voice … Continue reading Teaching Stella: Don’t Let your Voice be Silenced
Over the years I have enjoyed writing poems that touch on the mission of a volunteer opportunity that I experienced through The GIVE Center at Georgia College & State University with the hopes of turning it in to a children's picture book/coloring book. I did this first with the Society of St. Andrew and Stella … Continue reading Poem: Toby the Tennis Show – Dance for those that can’t