Whether you think this is necessary or seemingly forced, this guy is making these kids smile at the beginning of each day, and that can not be a bad thing.

Check out his methods for starting each day in the video below.


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His name is Chris Ulmer, and he realized that taking ten minutes out of the normal curriculum to shower his students with individual compliments could vastly improve their willingness to learn throughout the day. Maybe by calling them all good students, they'll want to continue to hear that each morning so they do their best to keep that on the list of commendations.

It seems like it would be difficult to have a bad day if I started each one hearing the admiration of the people I hold great respect for.

How can we implement this sort of thing in our daily lives, and do you think it would get old? There's only one way to find out!