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Cultivate a Culture of Integrity in Your Classroom

By Andrew Hawk Toward the end of my last methods of teaching class for my bachelor’s degree, the professor delivered a lecture on community expectations for teachers. During this lecture, she reinforced what many of us already knew: Teachers are expected … 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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Activity: Help Kids Be Mindful Consumers During the Holidays

By Eric Braun and Sandy Donovan, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts As we wade bravely into another holiday season, many of us will be trying to keep the inevitable consumerism to a minimum while emphasizing (especially to … 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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