Character Building with the Six Pillars of Character

Character education curriculum, lessons, and activities

This article was originally published in the February 2023 edition of Story Monsters.® For over 30 years, CHARACTER COUNTS! has worked with parents, educators, and coaches around the world to help them instill the Six Pillars of Character— trustworthiness, respect,

What is the Content of Your Character?

What is the content of your character

This article was originally published in the January 2023 edition of Story Monsters.® Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. may have stated it best when he wrote, “Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” That’s what we’re chasing as

Social-Emotional Learning Funded by ESSER

Social-Emotional Learning Funded by ESSR

Social-Emotional Learning and Character Education can be funded by ESSER! An intentional focus on social-emotional learning and character skills has never been more important. Fortunately, the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund (I and II) provides funding for

Achieve and Avoid

Achieve and Avoid

Good communication requires us to respect each other. A tip for respectful respectful conversations is to consider: what we want to achieve. what we to avoid. Achieve and Avoid It is easy to focus too much on what we want

Achieve Through Character

Character helps us achieve

Although our society puts a lot of emphasis on talent, talent is just the minimum that we can achieve. In order to advance from talent to skill and then to achievement, we rely on our character skills like strong work ethic, leadership, perseverence, integrity, etc.