Today, B.D. struggles with the Pillar of Respect.
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Every Monday afternoon at Burke Middle School in Pico Rivera, California, something special happens in the library.
Yet more proof that what we say and how we say it can have a ripple effect in the world: In the July issue of Archives of Surgery, Drs. Andrew S. Klien (MD) and Pier S. Forni (PhD) write that rude surgeons increase healthcare costs and decrease patient and co-worker well-being.
Drastic reductions in public funding for summer school and summer job programs mean summer break is broke for thousands of kids across the country.
Attending the Newark Peace Summit in New Jersey earlier this month, His Holiness the Dalai Lama led a panel discussion on ethics in education.
The documentary Children Full of Life tells the moving story of Toshiro Kanamori’s 4th grade class in Kanazawa, Japan. Mr. Kanamori teaches his students how to care for one another by having them write letters to their classmates and read them aloud.
Part of teaching respect is encouraging students to think about the people who work every day to keep us safe and healthy. While most kids can probably name several superheroes, in this lesson students consider the meaning of the word “hero” and where heroes might be found in real life.