Books your students need to read that discuss social themes

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

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Ideas for July 4th Activities for Kids that don’t like Fireworks

Stella is not a huge fan of fireworks. The loud, sudden noises overwhelm her.  And while we have come up with ways that she can see fireworks without the noise (watch from the car with music on or wear headphones) - I wanted to find a couple of activities to make the day special without … Continue reading Ideas for July 4th Activities for Kids that don’t like Fireworks

Three ways to support your child and your child’s school through Scholastic

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.

I am a huge supported and want to highlight three ways parents can support their child and their child's school through Scholastic.

What every student needs to know to plan impactful service projects

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

10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your 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

Creating Valuable Service Learning Experiences for your Students that lead to Big Impact

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

18 Affirmations for Teachers to share to have an awesome year

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

5 things you can do today to stop bullying in your classroom

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog! One day my daughter jumped in the car after school and the first words out of her mouth were, "mom, I don't feel safe at school anymore. It should be a place where I feel safe!" Immediately, I felt concern and had to hear the whole story. … Continue reading 5 things you can do today to stop bullying in your classroom

Teachers who R.O.C.K. Feature: Resources from Check in with Mrs. G

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog! Today we continue a new series, Teachers who R.O.C.K.  In this series we feature teachers and teacher resources that can help inspire and encourage you to continue to Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness in your classroom, at school, and around the community. Many of the resources features … Continue reading Teachers who R.O.C.K. Feature: Resources from Check in with Mrs. G

50 Books Your Child Should Read before Turning 8, Part 6 – Exploration & Discovery

This is Part Three of a Six-Part Series on the 50 Books Every Child Should Read Before they Turn 8. All of these books teach valuable life lessons on: Part One: ResponsibilityPart Two: PerseverancePart Three: KindnessPart Four: Family & FriendsPart Five: CouragePart Six: Exploration & Discovery *You can click on the book titles below to go … Continue reading 50 Books Your Child Should Read before Turning 8, Part 6 – Exploration & Discovery