Weekly Guidance Lesson ‎‎(3rd & 4th Grade)‎‎ Reflections

  • Students in all 3rd and 4th grade classrooms participate in weekly guidance lessons, facilitated by myself (Dr. Bassi).  The entries below summarize and offer the chance to reflect on these lessons from my vantage point, with the children and their stories guiding our trajectory and focus.
  • December 16, 2016 - Kindness ROCKS This week, to piggy back on the idea from Girls on the Run, we produced kindness rocks with sayings generated by children.  The purpose was to fill our school entryway ...
    Posted Dec 16, 2016, 12:20 PM by Julie Bassi
  • December 9, 2016 Compliment Boxes This week, students had the chance to create and name "Kindness Boxes" in their respective classrooms, which involved personalizing and decorating cardboard boxes and filling them with heartfelt compliments for ...
    Posted Dec 14, 2016, 7:57 AM by Julie Bassi
  • December 2, 2016 - The Kindness Box! This week, I showed the video of the Colorado Rockies in partnership with a public school in CO promoting a culture of kindness (see calendar below for details on videos ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2016, 6:23 PM by Julie Bassi
  • November 18 - Building a Compassionate Community Feedback during conferences from parents in the fourth grade revealed concerns about girls in particular behaving in mean ways toward one another out at recess, on the bus, and out ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2016, 9:39 AM by Julie Bassi
  • November 11, 2016 This week, our kids were exposed to an election of historic proportions. Children looked to adults to make sense of the results, and in many cases the adults were called ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2016, 7:11 PM by Julie Bassi
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Recent Announcements

  • BES Cardboard Arcade - A Success! Thank you families for your enthusiasm and participation! It was a remarkable night in Bow, where BES families gathered to play games created by kids out of cardboard.  Creativity, enthusiasm and FUN contributed to a multitude of different ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2016, 6:43 PM by Julie Bassi
  • Caine's Arcade inspires BES to offer Cardboard Challenge! Enthusiasm after sharing the remarkable true story of a little boy in LA who created an entire arcade out of cardboard, the children of BES will now have the opportunity ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2016, 8:01 PM by Julie Bassi
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Celebrity guest Brendan Winch oversees gifts of compliments in Mrs. Hamer's 4th grade class!


Tips

  • Teacher Tips - Meeting the Needs of Students who Present with Challenging Emotional Profiles Suggestions for teachers in meeting the needs of students who present with challenging emotional profilesby Julie Bassi, Ph.D. - School PsychologistIf a child can’t tell you how ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2016, 6:32 AM by Ann O'Brien
  • Neuroscience Blast! Neuroscience…for kids!whole-hearted concepts/strategies to ponder... Our Mindset about Student Behavior Shapes our ResponsesAll kids learn better in environments that make them feel safe and understood ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2016, 6:31 AM by Ann O'Brien
  • Lead With Strengths Human brains are wired to learn best within context of loving relationships. We have to...lead with strengths. There is a growing body of research that supports purposely helping students ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2016, 6:30 AM by Ann O'Brien
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