Great Ideas: Dividends Recognition

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From the TCT archives: encourage kindness among students

To encourage and recognize activities that provide “dividends” for our community, we have placed a large three-ring binder/recognition book on a podium at the office front door. Teachers, parents, and school volunteers list names of students and the activity/kindness they performed.

At a morning assembly each trimester, we thank those whose actions are listed, and the entire school community applauds their dividends of friendship and helpfulness.

~ Submitted by Georgette Schraeder  (at time of original publication, principal, St. Leo School, Winston-Salem, NC)

This great idea was originally published in our October 2010 issue.

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