Write and deliver kind and thoughtful messages to staff.

How To:

Gather your inspirED team and write notes or cards to each staff member at your school. Deliver them through staff mailboxes.

Tips & Suggestions:

  • Theme this project around Teacher Appreciation Week or holidays.

Fast Facts:

  • Expressing gratitude to others can significantly improve your own happiness and wellbeing (Lyubomirsky & Schkade, 2005).
  • Positive relationships between students and the adults at school lead to higher levels of student engagement and better learning outcomes (Skinner & Belmont, 1993).
  • In comparison to other professions, teaching is associated with higher average levels of stress and exhaustion and yet over 90% of teachers report feeling “passionate” about their work (Carbonneau et al., 2008; Smith et al., 2000).

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