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1st: First grade students practiced using a Bug and a Wish in different scenarios that might come up! They heard different types of small problems and then practiced saying "A Bug and a Wish" with eye contact and confident and calm voices with a partner.
2nd and 3rd: Second and third grade students learned about respectful and non-blaming communication to use when there is a small problem: An "I feel Message" or an "I Message". Students practiced saying and "I Message" with a partner and responding to an "I Message" with active listening responses with different scenarios.
4th: Fourth grade students went deeper into understanding and practicing respectful communication. They practiced saying "I feel Messages" and responding with active listening skills and working together with partners to solve problems.
5th: Fifth grade students learned about Cyberbullying and ways to stop it: Give Support, Be an Upstander, and Report to an Adult. The students watched a video about a real life story of a girl who learned about being kind and safe online and thought critically about what they would do if they were in a chat that turned into a bullying situation for themselves or others.