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What's Happening in Character?
Understanding Consent Begins with Respect
7 Ways Parents Can Teach Girls How to Build One Another Up, Instead of Tearing One Another Down
"Adulting" Lessons: Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids Life Skills and Science
Humility in Sports—Why Does it Matter?
3 Phrases Every Student Needs to Hear
Promoting Core Values through Respect, Responsibility and Caring
Character Day: We're all Works in Progress
Student Voice in Character Education: When in Doubt, Ask the Students!
9 Ways Parents Can Help Kids Cope with Jealousy
How Do I Make an Effective Apology?
8 Tips for Cultivating a Climate of Care
Helping Children Invent the Future
Intrinsic Motivation—It's an Inside Job
Relax, You're Going to Be Criticized
Finding Beauty in the Chaos with Principle 7
Creating Opportunities for Moral Action
Promoting Core Values Produce a Caring Work Environment
3 Goal-Setting Steps to Make Dreams a Reality
Empowering Students with Project Management Skills
Raise them Up in the Way they Should Go
Workplace Character: The Genuine Desire to Simply be Genuine
Overcoming Fears with the 11 Principles
Building Affirmations to Promote Character
Character Education in a World of Artificial Intelligence
5 Tips for Improving Social Media Character
Earth Day’s Butterfly Effect
Seven Steps Parents can Take to Ensure Kids Work for the Right Kind of Popularity
Developing Good Character in Baseball
Using Social Studies to Develop Active Citizens
Why Principle 4 Matters in the Workplace
Helping our Children Create a New Normal through Stories
What Makes a Woman of Character?
The Craft of Resilience in Sports
How to Practice Perseverance in the Midst of Failure
A Thriving Large-Scale Innovative and Successful Character Initiative
Reinforcing Values In Children
The Classroom as a Caring Community
Unintended Consequences of a Promising Practices
Developing Character and Workforce Readiness in Students
Parenting with the 11 Principles
The Healing Power of Sports
The Power of Trust and Curiosity in Small Groups
There's no Accounting for Character Education
Build Community: Discover Your Character
The Art of Thankfulness
Using HARLEM to Create Hope
How the 11 Principles Can Transform a School
Why Do You Want Your Kids to Play Sports?
Are You of Noble Character? Top Three Character Skills for Workplace Success
Connections, Collaboration & Community
3 "Low Prep" Ways to Build Connection in your Classroom
Educators as Advocates: Be a Home Learning Character Champion
Finding Our Best in the Worst of Circumstances
Actively Moving the Needle on Character Education
What Works In Teaching The "New" Immigrants?
Join Millions Globally in Celebrating Character Day
What’s the Real Problem with Fake News? We Are Wired to Believe It
How to Raise a Good Human in a Digital World
Raising Kids with Character
Workplace Character: A Tangible Goal
Tips to Help Your Kids with Honesty
Character Development Through Sport
Becoming a Better Player Through Character
In the Middle: 4 Tips for Parents
How Parents Can Help Kids Learn From Lapses in Character
10 Ways To Raise Kids To Care: Simple Ways Parents Can Help Today’s ME Generation Learn to Be Kind
Advice to Graduates in 2017
Developing Character from Those Closest to Us
Five Tips for Teaching Core Values
12 Simple Acts to Show Your Teacher Appreciation
Five Tips Teachers and Parents Can Use Together to Prevent Cyberbullying
We’re Wired for Friendship, Whether We’re 5 or 45
What I Owe to Nature
Relevance, Relationships and Service Learning
Service Learning for Character and Academic Lessons
Letting Life Get Messy: Lessons from Kindergarten
Every School…Safe, Supportive, Engaging, Inspiring: Peer mentoring promotes positive school climate and appreciation of diversity
Core Values Drive Everything!
Digital Citizenship: Leading Us Into Character Education Version 2.0
The Day I Met the Movement
Creating a Culture of Kindness
3 Ways to Improve Learning, Social Relationships and Character with Music
Ten Steps to Self-Care
Farewell--The Case for Character goes on
10 Best Blogs of 2016: Character.org Edition
Elections Matter: A Time to Revisit Ethics and Character Education
I Am Grateful.
Leaving Your Ex(trinsics)
Resource Roundup: Navigating the 2016 Election
A Young Girl Helps Kids with Incarcerated Parents
What Inspires You To Be An Educator?
Words Do Matter!
Every Day is Character Day
Everything You Need to Know about Character Day
Lessons from Germany: The Values of Educational Exchange
The Five Most Creative Ways to Give Children the Edge They Need to Succeed
The Essentials of Building Relationships with Parents
Six Ways Students Can Spread Kindness in Your School
Five Things You Can Do That Will Make You a Better Educator Right Now
Turtles and other ‘Characters’ – Integrating Wisdom Stories to Establish a Positive Class Climate
Encouraging Good Character on the First Day: 3 MORE ways to prepare your classroom for excellence
Character and Academics--How to Integrate
Encouraging Good Character on the First Day: 3 ways to prepare your classroom for excellence
A Tale of Two Schools: Valuing Development Over Control
How Surroundings Affect Students’ Learning
What Do Kids Really Need to Be Happy and Successful? Empathy.
ESSA: Why your voice matters
Build Positive Character This Summer through Books
Making Summer Learning Fun: A Lesson from Public Libraries
Three New Books for your Summer Reading
Professional Development at The National Forum on Character Education
What Makes Professional Development Effective?
Teachers are Learners Too!
President's Column: Teacher Appreciation
Empowering Students Through Self-Assessment
Considerations for Adopting a School Climate Survey
Cooperative Games to Prevent Bullying
16 Earth Day Reads Recommended by Educators
Book Review: The End of Average
Why I'm Still Worried About Testing
Students Take Action: Hunger Stops Here
Improving School Climate by Creating Competition-Free Zones
Creating Caring High Schools: Spotlight on Bayless High
Increasing Empathy & Disability Awareness through Project HEART
Caring for the Planet: Extending Beyond Walls!
Cold Water Creates an Inclusive & Welcoming School Community
Athletes Against Bullying
Four Ideas for Boosting Teacher Morale
Student Perspectives: Creating Community through Activities & Sisterhood
School-based Peer Mentoring Builds Relationships, Creates Caring Communities
The Power of Reading
Blended (Social & Emotional) Learning
Character.org Technology Update
Digital Citizenship: Character Education for Digital Lifestyles
Happy Digital Learning Day!
Five Reasons to Use Game-based Assessment to Measure your Character Programming
Creating Digital Citizens: Civic Duty meets the Online Era
The Digital World: Reduce Restrictions to Increase Competence
Character & Technology Resource Roundup
Make the World Better at the 2016 National Forum
Character, Literacy, and Language Development at Bayless Junior High
The Journal of Character Education to Address Character & Curriculum
Infusing Character Into Everyday Teaching & Learning
4 Tips for Providing Effective Feedback
9 MLK Quotes to Inspire Your Day of Service
A Collaborative Curriculum: The Strengths of PBL
How Real World Lessons Lead to Academic Achievement
10 Best Blogs of 2015 - Character.org Edition
Maintaining the Connection Between Moral and Performance Character
Giving and Receiving in the Holiday Spirit: A Challenge for Parents and Kids Alike
The Rhythm of Relationships
6 Key Ingredients for Powerful Service Learning
Emotional Intelligence Charters in the Lower School
Moral Remediation through Character Mapping At the U.S. Naval Academy
Spotlight on Pennsbury: Core Values Unite the District
How Do Good Leaders Demonstrate Gratitude?
Choosing Your Core Values
How Principle 1 Changed My High School Experience
Resource Roundup: Getting Started with Core Values!
Nurturing An Attitude of Gratitude in Kids
My Son is Not My Dog
Improving Motivation through Student Voice & Choice
The Pitfalls of Extrinsic Motivation
An Attitude of Gratitude: 4 Ways to Make Veterans Day Meaningful
Examining Poverty & Cultivating Empathy: Three Books that Will Expand Your Perspective
Introducing our Champions of Character
Resource Roundup: Tools for Motivating Your Students
Promising Practices in Service Learning
Intentional Strategies for Making Bullying Prevention Effective and Fun
Tips from the Faculty Lounge - Linking Smart & Good
Linking Smart & Good: A Reflection on the 2015 Forum Theme
Teaching About Race: A Character Resource Roundup
President's Column: Bullying Prevention
Everything You Need for Bullying Prevention Month: Lesson Plans & More
Growing Good Character
7 Surprising Parenting Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success
Raising Children of Character in a Toxic Culture
A Refreshing Take on Back to School Night
New Year, New Challenges: The Crucial Skill Missing in your Back to School Plans
A Special Message from your Favorite Event Planner, Heather Cazad
How Is Your Community Celebrating Character Day?
View from the Sidelines: A Character-Focused Half-Time
The Power of Partnering with Parents
How to Overcome Common Challenges & Engage Parents
Beyond Fundraising: Parent Involvement in Kids' Character Development
Why I Serve: A Student Perspective on Servant Leadership
Using Advisory Effectively: A Case Study
Leaders Unite Communities
Student Leadership for All
‘Big Six’ Leader in Civil Rights Movement to Keynote at National Forum on Character
Character Education—Comprehensive, Intentional and Proactive
Are you a Teacher Leader?
Fostering Student Leadership - A Character Resource Roundup
Meet the Character.org Summer Interns
Character Education Goes to Camp
The Magic of Camp
Building Unity while Navigating Change: The Story of Westwood & Bales
The Power of Example
3 Books All Educators Should Read this Summer
8 Reasons to Get Excited for the 2015 Forum on Character Education
A Model for Effective Professional Development
Faculty Book Studies: a Powerful Form of Professional Development
Resources for Meaningful Professional Development
A Surprising Move: Traditional End-of-Year Awards Ceremony Scheduled for Fall
Not Divergent: Easily Measuring Students’ Character
How Reflection Can Transform Your School
Celebrating, Assessing and Setting Goals
The 2015 National Schools of Character Press Event
3 Ways to Assess School Climate & Character
Deflated Reputations: An Ethicist's Take on Tom Brady's Actions
Appreciating Teachers: How Can Principals Show They Care?
Character.org Staff Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
Character Resource Roundup: How Do I Assess School Climate?
Connecting Character and Content
How a Meaningful Curriculum Can Help Prevent Cheating
Why We Don't Have the Smartest Kids (or Best Schools) in the World
Teaching with Tomorrow in Mind: Fostering Global Leadership
Four Mouse Clicks
Teaching about Genocide: Reflecting as a Community
How Almost Losing My Job Led to More Inspired Teaching
Teaching Character within a Rigorous Curriculum
Resources for a Meaningful & Challenging Curriculum
8 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Earth Day
Teacher Leadership: Opportunities for your own Moral Action
Taking Service Learning to the Next Level: Cultivating Leaders
Coaching for Character: Tips from Dale Murphy's Writing
Beyond Recycling: Spotlight on Environmental Action at Chesterfield
More Than Community Service: Creating Opportunities for Moral Action
Character Development: On and Off the Field
How to Empower Students through Service Learning: Spotlight on Cherry Hill Alternative High
Character Resource Roundup: Tools to Help Teach Service Learning
Founded on Caring: A Case Study of Sadler Arts Academy
Start Early: Teaching Character in Early Childhood Education
Placemats for Kindness
Why are Sports Valuable for Our Kids?
Starting Your Character Education Journey
Get Ready for Random Acts of Kindness Week!
Tired of Testing? Let Your Voice Be Heard
Character Resource Roundup: Creating Caring & Kind Classrooms
Building Strong Relationships: What Successful Schools Do Differently
Resource Roundup: Creating Caring & Kind Classrooms
Final score: 161-2
The Classroom as a Caring Community
Why Should We Celebrate President's Day?
5 Random Acts of Kindness for Teachers and Why You Should Do One Now
Get Ready for Random Acts of Kindness Week!
Annie Fox Addresses Bullying Issues in "Whose Kids Are These Anyway"
Proactive Approaches to Bullying Prevention: Two Schools Share Their Success
Starting Your Character Education Journey
What is your school doing for others? Reflecting on Service Learning
Lessons from a Sidewalk—the Power of Social Norming
Ferguson—How do you teach when hearts are hurting?
Integrating Character Across Subjects
10 Things Students Remember
Announcing our New Director of Communications, Tucker Wannamaker
Performance Character and How to Foster It
Can Educators Actually Assess a Student’s Character?
Olympic Illusions: Is Character One of Them?
Teaching Animal Appreciation: A Pathway to Character
How to Become a Socially Inclusive School
H.O.P.E. - Souls, Minds and Hearts, All Beating as One
How Are Social-Emotional Learning and the Common Core Connected?
AN HONOR AND A PRIVILEGE
What is Character Education?
The Character of George Bailey
We Truly Are All in this Character Effort Together
A Mid-Year Reflection for Teachers and Students
Time for Character Education
When Hate Speech Goes Unchallenged
A Call to All Social-Emotional Learning Leaders
Our Friends in the Philippines – Please Help
School Safety Summit Recap Part 2
School Safety Summit Recap: Part 1
Q. What can schools do to keep students safe?
Can Cyber-citizenship Tame the Digital ‘Wild West’?
Rules and Incentives
Renewing commitments, battling bullies, and celebrating servant-leaders
Literature as a Path to Good Character and Better Decisions
A Virtues-Based Community: More than just a Dream
Adventures in Student Teaching: My First Day at School (Take One & Two)
The OCHO Project: Read for a Need--Teaching Children to Help Others
Taking Your School from Good to Great
Character Is Our Super Power
Powerful Analogies From Nature that Build Character
Using Assessment for Sustainability and Impact in Character Education
Creating Safe Spaces that Nurture Learning
The Kindness of Strangers: Help a Kid Gear Up for School
The Content of Our Character
How to Wean Kids from TV and Video Games and Back into L.I.F.E.
Happy Campers Building Character
Character Education Data and the New Character Map
Character & Class: Why We Love #42
Extra Early Bird Promotion Discount Ends Soon!
Empathy: To lead is to listen and to learn
The 8 C’s of Character
It really is a 'Grand Old Flag'
Can You Create 'Quality Time'?
Summer Reading—for Pleasure and for Professional Development
How Can Schools and Districts of Character Create Safe and Civil Schools?
Heroes On and Off the Screen
Leaders Must Earn Their Stripes Every Day
Be More Than a Bystander: Speak Up Against Bullying and Violence
What's the Character Lesson in the Rutgers Coaching Incident?
Save the Date for CEP's 2013 Forum
Education as the Key to Equality: Where Does the Department of Education Stand?
Bullied By Our Own Misconceptions: Do We Define Bullying Too Broadly?
The Legacy of an Honorable Man: Remembering Sandy McDonnell
Promising Practices Spotlight: Clifton-Clyde High School
Promising Practices Spotlight: Brennan Woods Elementary School
Promising Practices Spotlight: Bonneville Elementary School
Promising Practices Spotlight: Bayless Intermediate
Promising Practices Spotlight: Bayless Elementary School
Promising Practices Spotlight: Baldwin High
Promising Practices Spotlight: Alton Middle School
The Power of Perseverance: Character, Health and Fitness
Promising Practices Spotlight: Alcoa Elementary School
Reducing School Violence by Teaching Empathy
Tips from the Trenches: Student Services
Lessons in Character and Integrity from Les Miserables
Tips from the Trenches: School Safety
What’s the Worst Part of the Lance Armstrong Cheating Scandal?
‘Our journey is not complete’, either
Committing to the Sandy Hook Promise
Character Education in the Digital Age
Happy Holidays and A Call to Action from Mark Hyatt
A New Kind of No Child Left Behind
How to Talk to Kids About the Newtown School Shooting
Helping Your Child Achieve Mature Independence
Model Good Character with Eco-Friendly Holiday Gifts
National School of Character Helps Neighboring School after Sandy
Should We Require Teaching Digital Citizenship? Yes.
National Schools of Character Lead Post-Sandy Service Learning
Call for Stories: How Are You Helping Superstorm Sandy's Victims?
Nurturing an Attitude of Gratitude in Kids
Another Sports Hero Turned Fraud? ‘Say It Ain’t So’
What Does It Mean to be a Character Role Model?
To Err is Human, to Forgive... Well, that's Character.
Why Do These National Schools of Character Do Character Education?
How can we create more just and democratic schools?
Proud to Present our 2012 Promising Practices for Character Education
The Fundamentals of Social Media
Character Beyond the Classroom: Cesar Chavez and Fred Korematsu
2012 Promising Practices In Character Education Winners
The Powerful Effect of Parenting
Michele Borba's Essential 6 R’s of Bullying Prevention
National School of Character Case Study- Plattin Primary in Missouri
Are You A Cathedral Builder or a Stone Chipper?
Day 1 Recap
Dealing with Difficult Students, A Challenge Worth Accepting
CEP's 2012 International Summit on Character Education
On the bus to Mt Vernon: Kansas character education case study
Preventing Bullying and Developing Leaders
Where the Spirit of Learning Soars & Character Grows: a Good-to-Great Story
When Is It Okay to Reward Children for Doing the Right Thing?
Broken Kids Are Breaking All of Us
President's Post: Leadership’s Most Essential Ingredient
Words into Action: Service Learning as a Teaching Strategy
Remembering Sandy McDonnell's Commitment to Character Education
Why Do You Do Character Education?
President's Post: Off We Go!
Everything You Need
Help for Parents: 18 Tips to Protect Your Teen from Cyber-bullies
President's Post: Can Character Be Taught? In a Word, "Yes!"
Preventing Academic Dishonesty Part 3: Students & Peer Pressure
Back to School and Back to Stress for Some Students
President's Post: Broader Impact of Bullying
7 Surprising Parenting Solutions That Boost Kids’ School Success
Back to School, Back to Social Garbage
Staying in the Question
From Classroom Rules to Class Promises
Character Education with Chess
Empathy in Action
Bully Prevention: Helping Kids Cool Hot Tempers
Connecting Service Learning to Character and Academic Growth
Character and the Economy: Why Do Performance Values Matter?
Solutionary Education Reform
4 Safety Rules to Curb Cyber-bullying
9 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Kids Reading
Preventing Academic Dishonesty Part 2: What Teachers Can Do
What's Different for Students in a School of Character?
Preventing Academic Dishonesty: What Parents Can Do
Surprising Ways to Nurture Empathy in Kids
Recent Scandals Highlight Need for Role Models
What Graduates Really Need to Know
5 Steps to Boost Reliability and Responsibility in Children
'Bully'-- It’s Time to Stop Talking!
Eight Secrets to Raise "Can Do" Kids
Earth Day Service-Learning Ideas
Bullying Prevention: What Really Works
CEP and The Virtues Project Offer Free Tickets to See the Movie Bully
Preventing Bullying—a Teacher’s Perspective
What Sandy Showed Me
Helping Girls Become Confident Leaders
Common Core: Building the Moral Infrastructure through Character Ed
19 Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied and What to Do about It
Member of Post-Columbine Generation Reflects on School Shooting
15 Serious Facts about High School Stress
38 Parenting Practices That Build Moral Intelligence
Resistance to Character Education
Nurturing Tolerance to Reduce Bullying
Does 'Teaching to the Test' Actually Encourage Cheating?
Why Kids Bully
Character Education Isn't a Quick Fix, but Well Worth the Effort.
You Got A Case
When Legal Isn't Enough: Penn State's Moral Character Issues
Veterans Day - A Teachable Moment
Technology and Character Education
Where Gardens Grow Character
Resiliency in Youth: The Power of the Entrepreneur Mindset
Start the School Year Off Right
The Power of Revisions, Part II
Attending the Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools annual conference
Save our Schools March in Washington
Service doesn't end with the school year!
Creating "a culture of integrity" in Atlanta Public Schools
Pulling up bootstraps
Assessing the Challenge Index
The Expenses of Prom
Ways to Celebrate Our Teachers
Funding Ideas for Attending the National Forum
Earth Day Activities
Challenge All Students to Seek Mastery over Performance
Upgrading the Website
Bowls for Hunger
History of Julian - Youth Service Project
Building a Caring Community
Bullying in Schools: A Strategic Solution
Engage families, communities in character-building
I Believe in Me!
Creating Tomorrow's Leaders
A Rare and Important Privilege
A Community of Character
RAGBRAI and Core Values
Optimizing the High School Experience
Avoiding Teacher Burnout
The Greenfield Way: Transforming our School Culture with Character-Based Discipline
Assessment and Sustainability
"Character By Design" - Systematic Character Education Curriculum Development
Character Education and Service: Narratives That Engage Difference and Friendship
Celebrating Cultural Differences in a Caring School Community
Character Education Strategies for Life
Service leadership from younger students
INSPIRING THE VOICE, EMPOWERING THE STUDENT
PBIS and Character Education: An Evolution towards Best Practice
Unethical, Illegal, or Just Dumb?
Ignite "The Passion for What is Right" in Teens
Character Integration - authentic or artificial?
What is the impact of awards programs on students?
More on Integrating Character Education
2009 National Schools of Character Award Winners Announced
Integrating Character Education Into the Curriculum
O, Captain, my Captain
2009 Conference - 16th National Forum on Character Education
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