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Ok.  So we realize that an update on our blog is far past due.  But we are prepared to tell you why.  Our 1st grade class has grown into a 1st/2nd grade combination class and we now have 4 new 2nd grade students who have joined our academic community.  Getting new students comfortable, acclimated, and used to our daily routines means many new changes for our classroom.  Now that we have refined and focused our day to day instruction and our most recent assessments, we have recently began to discuss our service learning project and our Random Acts of Kindness blog on a daily basis again.

Let us tell you what we have discussed and realized over the past few weeks.  We have come to the realization that our initial endeavor of posting a daily random act of kindness every day through the entire year of 2013 was a noble and exciting goal, but that it is a goal that is moderately too difficult to attain.  Therefore, we have a new plan!

As we continue to have conversations about kindness, Mrs. Jackson recognized that we need a little more practice understanding kindness.  Being that we are only 6, 7, and 8 years old, we understand kindness as a way that we treat others.  Mrs. Jackson is working on helping us learn the FEELING of kindness…the POWER of kindness…and what it means to RECOGNIZE when kindness occurs.

Our most recent lesson will be posted soon.  Stay tuned!


Random Acts of Kindness

Our Purpose

My 1st grade students created this blog with the intent to post a daily “random act of kindness”. Every day, beginning January 1, 2013 for one full year, we will post a new act of kindness that you can do for others. My students will write and reflect on the ways in which they complete various acts of kindness, and will also read and respond to your posts as you share and reflect on your kind acts. So, follow us, share your stories, and remember to pass it on!
“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” Scott Adams