My New Schedule – My New Motivation

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By Sarah Elizabeth Gonzales, Kindergarten Spanish Teacher Apprentice, KIPP Austin Recently I’ve been thinking about what my life would be like if I hadn’t decided to work at KIPP. I mostly think about it when I get up every morning at 5:00 am. I’m not the best morning person; however, it is uncanny how thinking about the […]

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan on Gratitude

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By Jen Keyte, Instructional Sharing Senior Manager, KIPP Foundation A couple of days before Thanksgiving break, why not teach your high school students about gratitude?  It’s one of the character traits that Martin Seligman and Christopher Peterson identified in their book, Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification, as a path to a meaningful […]


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