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The second wheel of success focuses on the values, attitudes, mindsets, and skills commonly embraced in the concept of emotional intelligence. These critical non-intellectual traits and qualities are essential to personal well-being, life satisfaction and various aspects of personal and career success. The objective of this...

A man and his companion lost their way in a forest. The companion despaired, but the man said maybe some good would come of it. They came upon a stranger who needed the man’s help. The stranger turned out to be a prince who gave...

OBSERVATIONS AND INSIGHTS ABOUT THE ROLE AND IMPORTANCE OF AN AGGRESSIVE FREE PRESS.  Compiled and sorted by Michael Josephson Founding Fathers Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment...

Teaching, Learning & Education Teaching A teacher affects all eternity; you never know where his influence stops. – Henry Adams What a block of marble is to a sculptor a ready mind is to a teacher. Adapted from Joseph Addison Children don’t care what a teacher...

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Sigma Sigma Sigma Character Essay Winners.  Tri Sigma is the only national student member organization conducting CHARACTER COUNTS at all their campus locations having trained local leaders on the program.  We are very proud of our partnership with...

Join us for the return of #CharacterEdChat in October! The Character Ed Chat is a great forum for educators to share best practices, key instructional strategies and experiences with others that helped improve school climate and/or create a community of character. Event Details: Host: @charactercounts Guest: Barbara Gruener, School...

Guest post by Sonia Lowman Imagine having to talk parents into giving up their children with the promise that you only may be able to save them from an otherwise near-sure fate of death. Could you picture carrying this enormous responsibility for the safety of total...

Guest post by Sonia Lowman Are you a by-stander or an up-stander? Can you stand up for what’s right, even when it’s not easy or popular? How do we, together, learn to respect differences and reach out to those in need? These are the kinds of questions that we at the Lowell Milken Center (LMC) for Unsung Heroes explore with students every day. Why? Because we know that education has the power to break down walls of bias and create positive change in the world—and we believe that every one of us has the responsibility to take actions that improve the lives of others.