Category Archives: Character Education

Inspiring Integrity: The Life We Live Is the Lesson We Teach

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. If you look up the word integrity in the dictionary, you’ll find a definition that has to do with having strong morals, … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Citizenship

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. What a month November has been, but it’s the perfect time to take an in-depth look at the final core value in … Continue reading

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Gratitude Is Good for the Heart: Teaching Kids the Value of Giving Thanks

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” (A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh) Today I read a letter … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Caring

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. The fifth core value in our character education integration series is one of my favorites: caring. Simply put, caring is thinking with … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Fairness

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. Earlier this year, we published a blog post on fairness to help our learners understand the difference between equity and equality. But … Continue reading

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