10 Ways to Choose To Be Nice this Summer

All year long students have been learning about Choose To Be Nice in their schools. They've heard about the choice they have in how they react to others and they've been introduced to the nine values[...]

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Memorial School "Catches" Nice Students

Students at the Memorial School in Medfield are on the alert because they know that they could get called out for their behavior at any time. When they make a good choice or do something nice for[...]

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CTBN Summer 2019 Location Challenge

Where will you choose to be nice this summer? Have you noticed that when you wear the gear people notice? It's a great reminder of what a difference we can make when we're respectful, kind and[...]

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Jaworek School Integrates Choose To Be Nice into Classroom Activities

When it came time to pick the next “high five” winner in her classroom, Jaworek Elementary School first grade teacher Justina Mailly turned to her students. She asked them to not only name someone[...]

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Celebrating Choose To Be Nice Week with a Social Media Challenge

Next week is a super special time for us. It’s the week we celebrate the work that our students do all year long through the Choose To Be Nice School program. Schools across the country will be[...]

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Choose To Be Nice in Middle School

A friend recently called upset after discovering that her daughter had arranged an outing with her drama club and had actively excluded other students in the program. My friend was distraught that[...]

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Featured School: Riverview Elementary School, Marion, IN

Riverview Elementary School is an urban school with 415 students in preschool through 4th grade. Principal Lendon Schwartz introduced the Choose To Be Nice SEL School Program as a way to focus on[...]

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Loving Your Family with Kindness

Choosing To Be Nice at Home When we talk about being kind and doing acts of kindness, it’s often in the context of reaching out to strangers. 

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A Choose To Be Nice Treasure Hunt

  The Charlton Elementary School Choose To Be Nice Club has many creative events that show students how to be kind. The goal is to have fun while learning about kindness and putting those lessons[...]

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Maintaining Real-World Interactions in a Digital Age

A group of six tweens sits together in a restaurant. Every one of them is staring at a device in their hand that is their doorway into a vast, largely unregulated virtual world. There, they can check[...]

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