Character Round Up

December

Dear Rockets,

Our character traits for January are Perseverance and Leadership! If you have any stories, photos, or helpful links about any of our character traits you can email them to ajuliet@rivercityscience.org.


Thank you to the RCSA Innovation campus for providing information for this month's character round-up.


Shoot for the stars rockets!


Sincerely,

RCSA Culture and Climate Committee

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What is Generosity?

"Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever."

- Margaret Cho.

Books About Generosity

How To Be Generous

11 Service Projects Kids Can Do!

Clean up litter in your community.

Pick up litter at the park, the beach, your neighborhood–anywhere you can make a difference. It’s a simple act that makes a big difference. Read More

10 Ways to Foster Generosity in Your Students

Helping students feel empathy for others and respond with generosity is a trait that we as teachers can foster in our classrooms. Through volunteerism, communication strategies and in-class lessons, students can learn what an important role they can play in their communities and as global citizens. Here are some simple, fun classroom projects you can use to get the ball rolling. Read More

Tips for Raising Generous Children

It is natural for children to be somewhat self-involved. Their primary focus, especially when they are young, is making sure that their needs are met by the people around them. Read More

The Ripple Effect School Counseling Activity

It’s not breaking news that bullying is an issue in schools (and the workplace, on the internet, etc.). Counselors everywhere are in the trenches, teaching skills and leading programs that will prevent this behavior so that all students have the opportunity to feel safe and valued in the school environment. Read More

Videos About Generosity

Kids with character: Generosity

Generosity boosts happiness, has a ripple effect, and is a quality that can be taught. See how this family’s $100 giving challenge resulted in something extraordinary. Watch the video here.

Sharing Cookies

In this video, Elmo and Cookie Monster learn about sharing. Watch the video here.

Street Compliments

When was the last time you told someone how you really felt? The SoulPancake Street Team hits the streets to inspire some kind words... Watch the video here.