Joined: 19 Oct 2011
I have an idea I want to share that I think would change a school's culture forever! And it wouldn't cost the government a dime.
For thirty straight days, educators at schools across the country would take on a challenge to do something positive at their school. It could be to bring donuts to their students, leave a good job note for a colleague, make a positive phone call to a parent, wear roller skates and skate down the hall...you get my drift.
Everyone tries to give some positive energy, to do some small act that raises the enthusiam at your school, makes someone else feel good. It wouldn't take much time, just a little different perspective. As a teacher, I know we are all overworked and underpaid, but it just takes a little thinking out of the box to transform a school culture into a place that everyone wants to be.
Imagine a school were in one single day, a radio DJ gives a shout out to the kids, a principal skates down the halls passing out candy, a teacher nominates another teacher for an award, a cafeteria worker bakes some cookies for the ladies in the front office, the students surprise the custodian with Starbucks--all in one day, what a place that would be to work.
I would love to hear your comments on the 30-day Transform School Culture Challenge. Better yet, join me in taking the challenge. Even better than that, join me and pass this message along to someone else.
Have a blessed day,