Values Education for Children and Young Adults, Morals, Character | Living Values
Living Values Education is an experiential values education program for children, young adults, parents, and children-affected-by-war. An effective character development program, it builds positive emotional and social skills for peace, including conflict resolution and tolerance.
Does Your Success Say Something About Your Character?
This poster is aimed at children who are just learning about character and good behaviour. They don't yet have experience with situations where being generous, loyal, patient, yielding etc. can lead to negative consequences. These are great personal qualities and everyone struggles with upholding them. These are all ways to be a "good person" who would make a good friend, coworker, or romantic partner. Repeatedly online I have read comments from men stating women should ONLY consider a man's…
Kids Virtue Poster
A perfect "send home" item for parents and grandparents, and a great gift for your child's teacher! We Choose Virtues is a creative, intuitive and relational way to integrate character skills training into real life using a simple, precise language. With Virtues, parents and teachers have a with a practical plan to Simply Inspire Character that Lasts…and kids love the process! How to Use this tool: Teach the virtues and antonyms When a problem arises in the home or classroom, send the…
8 Meaningful Ways to Teach Gratitude
Blog post focusing on teaching children to be grateful and thankful people in 8 meaningful ways. Tips and resources for teachers and parents are included. Being grateful leads to a sense of happiness, contentment, and understanding. It eases our troubles, relaxes us, and decreases our stress. It's easy to get trapped inside our own bubble of day to day struggles. Choosing to be truly grateful, has great effects on our overall well-being.
Teach Responsibility in the Elementary Classroom
Teaching character is an important aspect in our classrooms. Responsibility is a key character trait that we focus on every year. How do we teach responsibility? Here are several key ways to focus on student responsibility. Responsibility was one of our monthly character traits assigned by the school. Sometimes just making a character trait explicit and focusing on it helps students to pay attention to their behavior. This concept also works with goal setting. Making the small aspects of…