The Born This Way Foundation is a mixture of high energy, high emotion resources for inspiration, and some pretty serious research and highly practical suggestions for doing the work of making change.
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We really need a boost in improving behavior and school climate. I feel as though my principal is counting on me. But really, in these times when a regular gallon of gas cost more than a box of Girl Scout Cookies, where does a school go to find the money for the 3 day training?
Homeless and lunchless, new kid Kevin finds a friend in Rafael. This thought-provoking book teaches Caring and Responsibility. What other Pillars can you find?
Sharpening pencils, stockpiling craft supplies, throwing out lidless markers and old crayons… all part of the back-to-school preparation. This year why not start a crayon recycling program instead of contributing to the tons of crayons that end up in landfills each year?
Sometimes a few quick activities are all you can manage with limited time (or attention spans). Use these Five Tips for Five-Minute Activities that accompany our new Good to Go activities to help you make the most of your time with students.
Teach tolerance with this delightful story where peanut butter and humus come between friends. Inspired by the childhood experience of Jordan’s Queen Rania.
May 18 is International Museum Day, and this year’s theme is social harmony. We found a super set of resources for teachers on the Museum of Tolerance website. These activities and lessons are divided into two booklets – one for elementary grades and one for middle/high-school grades.
To turn up the H.E.A.T. and incorporate Higher-order thinking, Engagement, Authenticity, and Technology* into our lesson plans at Westwood, I show Film Clips for Character in my guidance lessons. These short, fully-licensed scenes from major motion pictures serve as excellent fuel for the fire. Not only does each clip engage students in an authentic medium, »
Get a free gift this month when you purchase any multimedia product form our online store! We have two new music CDs to get your students inspired to develop good character and several collections of DVDs, including the popular Film Clips for Character series created especially for CHARACTER COUNTS! Check out what’s on offer before »