We all have “phobias”. But when we surround ourselves with the right people at the right time—when we get to be in an environment where shadows of the 11 Principles of Effective Character are evident—we see nothing but the formation of good character.
Articles that center on Principle 4 of the 11 Principles of Character.
Counselors and peers that care make the environment feel safe and that caring community empowers children to take risks and test their limits.
During halftime, the 6 seniors from the Chester football team held a special on-field ceremony where they asked their favorite teacher to come out on to the field and stand beside them. Then, the public address announcer read a simple paragraph --- written by the players themselves --- about why they chose that particular teacher.
It is imperative for staff to adhere to moral guides that allows them to freely strive for the highest form of character.
According to the National Bullying Prevention Center, one out of four students will experience bullying during their school age years. This is an upsetting statistic, but one student was determined to do something about it.
Effective character education arms students with social and emotional learning skills to strengthen, and protect them from the inside out.