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Thursday, April 19 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Cultivating Character

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In order to equip our students with the social skills necessary for success in a global work force; we developed The Respect Project. A set of "essentials" or manners that help the students interact respectfully with adults and each other. A series of humorous videos where the students are the stars, highlight respectful interactions. The Respect Project teaches skills that develop strong communicators and effective leaders.


Kathy Benson

Baltimore County Public Schools

Heather Hoffman

Fourth grade teacher, Vincent Farm Elm.
I am a fourth grade teacher at Vincent Farm Elementary in White Marsh, Maryland. I teach reading and writing. I want to give my students their best shot at success in the world and believe that teaching social skills is just as important as teaching academics. I started The Respect Project in my school in order to explicitly teach these skills. I worked closely with the technology integration teacher to develop the program. We... Read More →

Thursday April 19, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm

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