Monday, September 3, 2012

Moment of Truth

As a part of P.B.I.S program Parkside PALM teachers (P.E. and Art, Library or Music) have colorful beads they give out at the end of the period to recognize and reward a child's effort, spirit, or behavior.  Recipients exchange the beads in the office at the end of the day for a surprise.  Last week a kindergartner was given beads at the end of the library period by Mrs. Steffey.  Unknown to her was the fact that the child had already been recognized similarly by a different PALM teacher.   The youngster took off the string and put them around the neck of a classmate, saying, "I already got beads.  I want to give them to someone else who is being good." 

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