This activity from the Northeast Foundation for Children -- creators of the Responsive Classroom® approach to teaching and learning -- provides a simple primary-grade strategy to help students focus on the positive deeds their peers do. Introducing "Pretzels" into the classroom encourages children to do more kind deeds and improves classroom behavior.
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A weekly activity that allows the exchange of compliments and criticism among students can help resolve classroom conflicts and teach children how to handle conflict.
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