Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

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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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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Teaching Kids the Importance of Responsibility

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. The third core value in our special character development series is the virtue of responsibility. Responsible students do what they’re supposed to … Continue reading

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Creative Incentives to Encourage Positive Student Behavior

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. As a group of fourth graders was leaving my classroom last week, I said this to affirm their behavior: “Wow. They must … Continue reading

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