Category Archives: Character Education

Enter to Win the Real Kids, Real Stories Series!

This giveaway is now closed. This month we’re giving away all three books in the Real Kids, Real Stories series. The books include true stories featuring young people overcoming adversity to achieve great things, making a difference around the world, and … Continue reading

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The Power of Stories in Overcoming Challenges

By Garth Sundem, author of Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Challenges: Overcoming Adversity Around the World Unless I’m misremembering, I once had a chance to interview famed psychologist Elizabeth Loftus about the formation of false memories. Really, her research is … Continue reading

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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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