Monday, September 25, 2006
Pre-kindergarteners in Natick are getting a lesson in etiquette -- and it's not just to make them proper ladies and gentlemen.
A parenting column in today's Globe emphasizes how important it is for young children to be taught the importance of calling each other by their given names, which reduces bullying.
Pre-schoolers at the Tobin School in Natick are greeted and dismissed every day by a handshake and personalized greeting or farewell from their teacher.
"Their faces just light up," said Lori Davis, a preschool teacher at the Tobin School.
-- Erica Tochin