Thomas, R. (2014). 15 ways principals can improve communication with students. Retrieved March 3, 2017, from ASCD Edge: A Professional Networking Community for Educators

Many adults have discovered the social and emotional benefits of practicing gratitude in their daily lives.Practicing gratitude also yields social, emotional and learning benefits for children, according to a new study in School Psychology Review.  The study reports that children as young as 8-11 can benefit from an intervention that teaches them to appreciate what teachers, peers and their schools do for them.Soft skills must be taught! This aligns perfectly with Center of Excellence strategy #16.

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