Parent Portal

DREAMs Value Resources:

Diligence

I work hard.

  • Know my goals & where I’m at
  • Make an effort, not an excuse
  • Get started right away
  • Always keep striving
  • Believe I can do it

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How you can help your child at home:

Suggested Activities

  • Watch the video and discuss tips about the importance of diligence.

Encourage  Hard Work by Celebrating Your Child’s Successes

(video)

Respect

I follow rules and directions.

  • Follow directions and school procedures.
  • Follow class rules and school policies.
  • Listen to others & learn from them (SLANT)
  • Help take care of classroom & equipment
  • Be ready for learning & speedy transitions
  • Use good manners

Suggested Activities

Respect Rap

(video)

Children’s books that promote respect.

Empathy

I care about others.

  • Show others I care how they feel
  • Respect other points of view & ideas
  • Help to motivate the team
  • Praise peers for doing well & encourage peers when they fail or get upset
  • Do favors and good deeds for others
  • Use kind words and actions

Suggested Activities

  • Watch the video and discuss tips about the importance of empathy.

Stand in Someone Else’s Shoes

(video)

Children’s books that promote caring and compassion.

A+ Self Control

I stay focused.

  • Stay focused & resist distractions
  • Remain calm when provoked or criticized
  • Use self-talk to de-escalate
  • Maintain personal space
  • Be safe at all times

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Suggested Activities

  • Watch the video and discuss tips about the importance of self- control.

The Marshmallow Test

(video)

Children’s books that promote self-control.

Model Student

I participate.

  • Ask & answer questions
  • Make connections
  • Reflect & reconsider ideas
  • Be curious
  • Notice & appreciate beauty or excellence
  • Take risks

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Suggested Activities

  • Watch the video and discuss tips about the importance of being a model student.

Curiosity Saved the Cat

(video)

Benefits of being curious

(Blog)