This month’s lesson plans feature some fun activities for celebrating Memorial Day in the classroom.
It’s time to start planning for CHARACTER COUNTS! Week 2013. This year, the celebrations will take place the week of October 20-26. That may seem like a long way off, but when the new school year starts it will be right around the corner. That’s why we’ve already posted the first installment of resources.Full article
It’s time to start planning for CHARACTER COUNTS! Week 2013. This year, the celebrations will take place the week of October 20-26. That may seem like a long way off, but when the new school year starts it will be right around the corner. That’s why we’ve already posted the first installment of resources.
I’ve worked as a school counselor and character coach at Westwood-Bales in Friendswood for a dozen years now. Enough years so that my first class of first graders is graduating from high school this month, and that’s prompted a lot of reflective thinking.
Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10, 2013) is a time to recognize educators for the crucial role they play in educating and mentoring young people each day and preparing them for life’s challenges.
At CHARACTER COUNTS!, we’re constantly looking for new ways to help instill character in today’s youth and spread our message. One of the most important ways we do that is by making school principals aware of our programs. Principals are the ones who must face the hardest challenges, such as figuring out ways to do more for their school »
While in Alabama to deliver the keynote address to the state’s annual PTA conference, Michael Josephson appeared on Good Day Alabama, a popular TV morning news show. In the interview he discusses the recent teacher cheating scandal in Atlanta and some of the broad trends in youth ethics today.
This month’s featured lesson plan provides a great way to celebrate Earth Day with your students – by making recycled paper.
Placing police officers on school campuses is nothing new. But in response to the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, and elsewhere, the idea is gaining traction. It’s also coming under fire by some youth advocates, judges and criminologists.
In the wake of the Atlanta testing scandal, come more allegations of teachers improperly helping students on standardized tests on Long Island.