It’s said an image is worth a thousand words. But, in the age of social media, certain images of unappealing school meals can be worth millions of page views and a chance to make a difference. For nine-year-old UK student Martha Payne, a simple writing project in which she blogged about the highly unappetizing state of her school […]
A boy of 11 called a German police emergency line to complain of “forced labour” after his mother told him to help clean the home.
Jennifer McKendrick, a photographer from Indiana County, PA, became a Facebook celebrity in August when she refused to photograph school bullies for their senior portraits.
An easy and reliable gadget to keep keys safe and in one place, our carabiner has the same gate mechanism as the heavy-duty ones used for mountain climbing and ropes safety. Ours aren’t designed for climbing, but this lesson plan explores the mountaineering origins of carabiners and the pillar of Responsibility.
The joke in classrooms used to be that bad behavior would go in your Permanent Record. There was no such thing in the old days, but there is now, and it’s called the Internet.
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.
Michael D. Simpson, General Counsel to the National Education Association, says you can be sued personally for money damages if you witness instances of bullying and harassment and fail to act.
In the second part of the documentary Children Full of Life, Mr. Kanamori confronts his students about bullying. Finally, it is through their letter writing that the children take responsibility for their mistakes.
As Manager of Humane Education at the Arizona Humane Society in Phoenix, Dr. Kris Haley uses the Six Pillars of Character to teach kids about having empathy and compassion for animals – and each other. We love hearing about new applications for CHARACTER COUNTS!, so we asked Dr. Haley a few questions.