Category: Breaking Bread

Ten Tiny Ways to Grow Hope

The restorative theme for April is Breaking Bread. The short description in the Breaking Bread slice of the wheel is: “Committing to connection, celebration, appreciation and fun.” This month we will touch upon some of these themes as a way to help get us…

The Courage to Be Playful

As you’ve probably noticed, this month’s theme has been courage. One of the origins of the word courage is the Old French “cuer,” meaning “heart.” We have marked February by opening our hearts to love and history, and by asking our hearts to take small difficult steps…

Get Kids Involved in Interviewing an Elder

Download PDF version of Get Kids Involved. MORE RESOURCES FROM STORY CORPS StoryCorps Education World: lesson plans and resources to help young people: Discover the power of their own voice Learn about the importance of listening Gain empathy and understanding for people who are…

2 Steps to Better Parent Teacher Meetings

Whether you are a teacher, a parent, or both, parent-teacher conferences (and meetings throughout the year) do not have to be stressful. Instead, they can be an opportunity for everyone to get on the same page on how to best support our children. This…

Build Community Faster With These 5 First Week Activities

Welcome back and welcome new readers! We all (kind of) know how important relationships and community building are to our classrooms, teams, and buildings. We know strong relationships help students and faculty feel safer and more included – and are a vital part of…