Category Archives: Character Education

Let’s Go to the Movies! Using Film to Teach Leadership

By Mariam G. MacGregor, author of Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens. This post was originally published August 3, 2015. Movies are engaging tools for introducing and discussing leadership concepts. Dozens of movies—both classic and contemporary—portray strong leadership themes. Classic … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall: 10 Bulletin Boards to Support Social-Emotional Learning

By Barbara Gruener Maybe you’ve heard the expression, Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future. Might it follow then that if you showed me the halls and walls of your school, I’d know everything there is to … Continue reading

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SMART Goals for Social-Emotional Learning

By Barbara Gruener Because goals know no calendar, goal setting is one of those things that can be done around the clock, at any time of the year. The start of a new year and the beginning of a new … Continue reading

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Simple Strategies to Incorporate Character Education into Your Classroom

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects: Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference Hey, classroom teachers—are you frustrated with trying to incorporate character education into your classroom? You … Continue reading

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The Ripple Effect of Sportsmanship

By Brad Herzog, author of the Count on Me: Sports series Summer (and with it the summer sports season) is a good time to examine good sportsmanship—both the reasons for it and the reactions to it. While writing Inspiring Stories of … Continue reading

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