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Using Poetry to Teach Social-Emotional Skills

By Judy Lalli, M.S., author of I Like Being Me

After my father was a victim of a stroke in his late 80s, he could still recite poems he had learned as a child—some of them in a second language! 672 more words

Free Spirit Author

Teachers as Role Models: a classroom quandary

What is the most important moral lesson in a school’s character curriculum? According to American educational psychologist Thomas Lickona, it is the idea that teachers can only cultivate children’s character if they display it themselves. 901 more words

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Culture Wars: Public rejects Common Core, welcomes Classical Education

Culture Wars:

Public rejects Common Core, welcomes Classical Education

Public Support For ‘Common Core’ Falls to Record Low

Dr. Susan Berry

The annual Education Next… 827 more words

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Little Things: Little Things can Become a Big Thing When Done with Real Sincerity

Sometimes we forget that little things, if done with real sincerity, can have a huge impact on a person’s life. I’m going to experience this first hand when I read on the wall of a restaurant a saying that causes me to flashback to a much younger time in my life. 73 more words

Don Shomette

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. 1,155 more words

Counselor's Corner

Gospel Teachings: Character Education, Discipline, and Moral Compass

Gospel Teachings:

Character Education, Discipline, and Moral Compass

Moral Discipline

  1. Todd Christofferson

Moral discipline is the consistent exercise of agency to choose the right because it is right, even when it is hard.

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Judeo-Christian Culture

Biblical Worldview, Character Education, and Moral Compass

Biblical Worldview, Character Education, and Moral Compass

Why the Bible Matters: Defining Right and Wrong

There is a right and wrong to every question—Paying attention to your conscience is what helps you develop good character.

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Judeo-Christian Culture