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Goal Setting During Uncertain Times: How Educators Can Help Students Look Forward

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis When it comes to goal setting, I would typically advise that people face forward instead of looking back. However, 2020 threw us … Continue reading

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Why Character Education Is Important for Young Children

This post was originally published on May 20, 2015. By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series “Character is like a tree and reputation is … Continue reading

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8 Free Professional Learning Opportunities for Educators

Watch these edWeb and ECI webinar recordings, and you may be able to earn continuing education credits in 90 minutes or less. (All webinars are free, but you may be charged a small fee for continuing education credits.) You’ll find … Continue reading

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9 Real-Life Dilemmas to Get Kids Thinking About Choices

Decision-making skills are important. Use these nine scenarios with students to spark conversation, reflection, and, hopefully, better choices. You’re walking through the school hallway when you hear some friends saying mean things about a classmate. You feel uncomfortable hearing such … Continue reading

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Using Nature to Teach Character Across the Curriculum

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change Have you ever looked at the clouds and imagined seeing a horse or a pig? And have … Continue reading

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