Thanksgiving is almost here! Here are a few ideas that require no baking and are certain to be a hit at home or in the classroom to get the kids into the holiday spirit by creating their own festive goodies and treats!
We are all a buzz here at ESGI after our exciting Halloween Giveaway. The contest had over 200 entries and was one of the most fun and exciting contests we've ever done!
In studies of successful people, gratitude is frequently a characteristic that comes up. Gratitude is an emotion of expressing appreciation for what you have, rather than what you don’t have. Psychology Today reports that gratitude can be cultivated and it can increase levels of happiness when you do. Energy, optimism, and empathy are by-products of gratitude.
Hi, It’s Kaitlynn again! Hope everyone is having a good school year! There are so many things I have learned this year. One BIG thing we learn in school is how to be ACCEPTING and KIND to others.
My new friend, Jordis knows all about that. She is a kindergartener from California. Her mom tells me, “Jordis's K/1 combo class is across from the K/1 special needs class. They often team up with the kinders from that class and Jordis gets paired with one of them to read together. One of the moms of a girl in the special needs class told me today that Jordis was so sweet helping her daughter in art class. She was like a little teacher.”
Elementary schools have been providing lunches since 1946, but recently the federal government changed its guidelines for these meals. The new guidelines are meant to help children make healthier meal choices and curb childhood obesity. They also may require cafeteria managers to work harder to provide meals that meet the rules. Here are seven ways healthy lunch requirements have changed elementary schools.