Great Ideas: Good News Postcards

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From the TCT archives: A simple summer task encourages students all year.

To notify parents of positive behavior seen in the classroom, at the beginning of the year I purchase teacher postcards and address one to each student. During the year when I observe examples of positive behavior, I write notes to the students and parents and drop them in the mail.

At some time during the year everyone gets a good news postcard. The children love receiving the mail, and positive classroom behavior is reinforced.

~ Submitted by Connie Carver  (at time of original publication, St. Charles Borromeo School, Parma, Ohio)

This great idea was originally published in our August/September 2013 issue.

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