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 →
Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Blog! I had an amazing opportunity this year of going through nominations and working with a selection committee to spotlight young people who share their inspiring stories in the book, 52 Kids who R.O.C.K. Every Day: Inspiring stories of young people who Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness. We asked... Continue Reading →
Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog! In this post, I am sharing the Press Release we submitted for seeking nominations for our new book, 52 Kids who R.O.C.K. Every Day: Inspiring stories of young people who Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness. Nominations were due January 25, 2019. BONUS: And as a "Thank You"... Continue Reading →
The following is a list of 12 movies and documentaries that are recommended to inspire children and teens. Some inspire acts of kindness while others inspire you to be yourself - even when faced with challenges and adversity. As with any of my recommendations, I strongly encourage parents to view the films for themselves first.... Continue Reading →
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I am a true sucker for any inspirational movie that shows the power of educators.
My husband and I watched the movie Detachment today. It caught my attention from the beginning with teachers speaking about how and why they started their career. But the movie definitely takes a very grim, gritty, and realistic look at the public school system in a urban area.