TIC (March, 2017) – The TIC Classified Committee suggested that we add celebrations to the monthly tips so that we can continue to learn from each other. At the March meeting, the committee celebrated Chamberlin’s form of Check In-Check Out called Chit Chat. Spending time with students on a regular basis, to check in on how they are doing, builds positive relationships and improves perceptions of safety and care. The Leader in Me at Northview Primary and the power of words of affirmation (one of the 5 Love Languages) were also celebrated. In previous meetings, the committee discussed the importance of knowing students’ and coworkers’ “love languages” so that we can provide supports that are interpreted as caring….continue reading