8th-InspiRAYtional TEAMwork

Activity – 7th – Paco InspiRAYtional TEAMwork Procedure Review Positive Change from Mini-Lesson 1 and the definitions of positive change, goal, commitment, inspired and potential. Tell students that during this lesson they will be thinking about the...

8th-Intro to Positive Change

Intro – 8th – Paco Intro to Positive Change Purpose In lesson 1, students will be re-introduced to Paco, will review the definitions of positive change, goal and commitment. Students will also be introduced to the definitions of inspired and potential. In...

8th-Why Compassion is Important

Activity – 8th – Harper Why Compassion is Important Procedure: Introduce Shay’s Story.  Tell students that this story is about one child’s experience as perceived by his father. Read the story aloud to the class. As a story of compassion, students should...

8th-Magic Carpet

Activity – 8th – Harper Magic Carpet This activity promotes Helping Others, Problem Solving, Resiliency and Leadership. Procedure Have everyone stand on the tarp or “magic carpet.” Instruct the class to work together as a team to flip the tarp from the...

8th-Harper’s Hints for Helping Yourself

Activity – 8th – Harper Harper’s Hints for Helping Yourself There’s an old saying that you can’t help others before you are able to help yourself. Although that may not be entirely true, it is important for students to understand the value of taking...