When he begins his day, he is happy and upbeat, giving a bus driver an enthusiastic hello that’s met with little more than a dismissive wave of a hand. Throughout the day, his interactions with teachers and other adults leave him deflated. It’s hard to watch.
The Atlanta Speech School, a comprehensive school for language and literacy, has released this compelling new video titled “Every Opportunity,” which switches gears halfway through the piece to illustrate how teachers, school bus drivers and other school staff — through small every day changes showing kindness inside and outside the classroom can enhance a child’s ability to thrive and learn. Ultimately the video shows examples of how teachers, school bus drivers, and school staff can make the most of every interaction with students.