Category Archives: Character Education

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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Every Discipline Issue Is a Learning Opportunity

By Jonathan C. Erwin, M.A., author of The School Climate Solution “Every discipline issue should be an educational experience for the student.” Hearing these words many years ago during a school district conference changed the way I perceived behavior management. … Continue reading

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