Lunchroom – Increasing kindness and respect:
- Educate staff/personnel in cafeteria to spread out over entire area, mingling and watching interactions carefully.
- Invite parent/community members to help supervise/mingle with students during lunch.
- Have student volunteers watch for and sit with and befriend students who are sitting alone.
- Adopt Mix It Up days regularly, possible once a week. – http://www.tolerance.org/mix-it-up/get-started
http://www.responsiveclassroom.org/article/more-peaceful-lunchtime – A More Peaceful Lunchtime
http://www.educationworld.com/a_admin/admin/admin493.shtml -Order in the Cafeteria: Tips for Improving Behavior and Supervision