Start With Hello resources are available in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Kreyòl and Vietnamese. In fact, one of our signature activities includes having students learn to say “hello” in a new language. Please explore the page below to find the materials that are right for you and your students.
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Start With Hello presentations can be completed in 40 minutes. For Spanish language presentations, download and see the “Notes” section below each slide to access talking points. For Haitian Kreyòl, Portuguese and Vietnamese translations, download and see the “Notes” section for each slide to access the translated text.
This easy-to-use guide is designed to assist adult educators in delivering Start With Hello. It includes classroom objectives, discussion questions, key messages, activities, extension options, and additional resources.
You can help your students deliver Start With Hello with this user-friendly guide. It includes tips for getting started and key action steps and messages to emphasize. What’s more, students will get ideas, activities, and resources to keep Start With Hello going throughout the school year.
The Start With Hello Parent Brochure is a tool that is provided by the school or youth organization and can be sent home via email for parents and caregivers to help continue the conversation at home.
Break the ice with your Spanish-speaking students with this fun rainbow scavenger hunt, featuring Sandy Hook Promise staff.
Schools across the country have shared videos about Start With Hello. Here’s one in Spanish, from Buchanan BioEngineering Academy in Tampa, Florida.