[UPDATE, 11/11/2013: Video of Michael Josephson's entire keynote speech is available here.] CHARACTER COUNTS! founder and president Michael Josephson will be one of the keynote speakers at the 2013 National Forum on Character Education in Washington, D.C., October 24-27. He will discuss the importance of helping young people develop ethical values and what the latest research […]
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
School may be out, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop learning. While it’s great for kids to enjoy their time off, it’s also important for parents to keep their children’s brains stimulated. With that in mind, this month’s lesson plan focuses on ways to encourage kids to keep the mind and body active […]
By Taaji Rauf CHARACTER COUNTS! 4.0 Character Development Seminars are coming to a city near you this summer! Our 3-day training strengthens the fabric of your entire school, organization, community or youth group. Now is the perfect time to get a head start on the upcoming year and send three or more members of your faculty […]
In-service season is here, so it’s time to plan a professional development workshop where we come to you and help provide solutions to whatever challenges face your school or organization.
A recent Gallop Poll found that learning “21st-century skills” — such as decision-making, problem-solving and collaborative skills — is related to producing high-quality work later in life.
This week’s devastating tornado in Oklahoma was the deadliest to strike the U.S. in two years and has left thousands of people homeless. As our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected, we wanted to share some links for anyone interested in donating to the relief efforts
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.