Students learn that their concerns and their actions matter, that what they do can not only help solve real-world problems, but also make them feel competent and valued. Background The 40 Developmental Assets are key factors which research shows nurture competent, caring and responsible behavior in the lives of children or adolescents. In a gallop, it pushes off with the hind legs, and the front legs come down almost together, but no two hooves touch the ground at the same time. S All editions —parents and teachers are invited to share the high expectations the Giraffe Heroes Program sets for itself: When they find such models, including in staff or in other students, they invite them to class.
The giraffe is the tallest living animal which is instantly recognizable by its exceptionally long neck. All editions —Students learn caring from Giraffe role models, and they reflect on and discuss caring as a value. Interpersonal competence. The observer did not disturb the animals, did not influence their behaviour or interfere with the daily management in the stables. K-2, and S2 —students look for heroes in their community. Giraffe duels are among the most extraordinary in the animal kingdom.
View all President worksheets. Click the Edit button above to get started. He decided to pull over to capture the moment - and witnessed the gruesome accident seconds later. Sign Me Up Already a member? When they pick a service project to work on, their choice reflects considerable thought and the conviction that what they are about to do meets genuine needs in the community. Otherwise giraffes prefer distance.
As noted in the correlation to Asset 3 above, The Giraffe Heroes Program provides many opportunities for non-parent adults to help facilitate the Program, including members of local service clubs. One of the most striking things about the giraffe is the way it moves. The adults see in detail the good things the students have accomplished, and it adds to their positive perception of the students and of their school. Calves sample vegetation at three weeks but suckle for 18—22 months. It allows the opponents to assess each others size and strength.