Competition Encouraging Intentional Acts of Kindness, Acceptance, and Inclusion
Students with Solutions is a project of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Through the project, students view an online video and respond to the content in their own creative way through art, writing, graphics, or videos for the chance to win prizes for their school. A freely downloadable student guide includes information about what it means to be intentional with acts of kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. The website also hosts a freely downloadable classroom discussion guide. Students create a drawing, design graphics, take photographs, write poetry, or film videos responding to the themes in PACER’s online video and student guide. The content of students’ creations can come from real-life examples or ideas about how to be more intentional in the actions. Students then submit their images, written pieces, and videos to PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Students with the most encouraging submissions will win prizes for their classroom or school. The prizes may include a “buddy bench” (valued at $500) or playground equipment and games—for example, sidewalk chalk for schoolwide kind messages or a Jenga Giant for teamwork and collaboration. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center’s website and social media channels will also feature selected drawings, writings, graphics, and videos from students across the country.
Deadlines: Next round of the competition will open in 2022; check the website for details
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