Thank you to the more than 1,000 people who have already submitted our survey on the state of American education today. We especially appreciate the many insightful and interesting comments respondents submitted with the survey, and we wanted to share some of them with you here. If you haven’t taken the survey yet, there is still […]
How not to get into college: Attend a university’s campus information session for prospective students and, during the presentation, tweet disparaging and expletive-laden comments about your fellow attendees.Full article
CC! President Michael Josephson Delivers Keynote at 2013 National Forum on Character Education (VIDEO)
CHARACTER COUNTS! founder and president Michael Josephson delivered the closing keynote speech at the 2013 National Forum on Character Education in Washington, D.C., on October 26.Full article
It’s almost that time again, time to join millions of other people worldwide for an amazing celebration of character. At Westwood-Bales, we set aside the third week in October to combine CC! Week with Red Ribbon Week and spotlight healthy habits and good character choices.Full article
New workshop gives you the tools and resources to teach young people about safe and responsible online behavior.
The Josephson Institute has launched a comprehensive survey for educators and parents of children in school. The survey covers Common Core, standardized testing, 21st Century skills, parent engagement and teacher morale, and is designed to give educators a clearer and more powerful voice in setting educational policy.
Washington Elementary School in New Ulm, Minnesota, got their school year off to a smashing start. That smash, specifically, was Captain Character, also known as Principal Les Koppendrayer, bursting through a paper sign to kick off a CHARACTER COUNTS! assembly.
As we at Westwood-Bales Elementary prepare for the 2013-2014 school year, we’re displaying a few of our newest titles in our Character Case. What books will you be reading during your first few weeks back in your character building?
Critical Educational Outcomes: Model Standards for Academic, Social, Emotional, and Character Development
This week we completed a monumental project: Critical Educational Outcomes: Model Standards for Academic, Social, Emotional, and Character Development.
[UPDATE, 8/14/13: The start time for these chats will now be 4:00 p.m. (Pacific). Now that school is back in session, we hope that this will make it easier for educators to participate.] We’re excited to announce and invite you to a series of weekly online chats about character education. The first one will be […]