Overview: This activity will demonstrate ways that reliable and trustworthy friends can help you achieve things that feel impossible. Knowing how to identify traits of a trustworthy friend and the benefits of being one will help students as they develop
Overview: Students will reflect on their responsibility for trust and safety. Character Education Objectives: Students will: Read essays on trust and safety. Reflect on how they keep themselves safe. Consider ways they could protect themselves better. Essays: Tucker, A. 2011.
Overview: Students will participate in an activity where they will have to rely on the trustworthiness of their peers. Character Education Objectives: Students will: Consider how it feels to rely on the trustworthiness of others. Discuss how trustworthiness is related
his lesson allows students to explore how telling a lie impacts both their relationships and themselves and the decision to be honest, even when it’s the hard path, is the best long-term decision.
Wondering what can you do to help your kids counter negative influences and stand up for what they know is right? The answer is to nurture a solid moral core that will guide them to stand up for their beliefs and act right without us. And the best news is that we can teach kids the core virtues and skills of strong character and moral courage and can begin when they are toddlers.
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At CHARACTER COUNTS!, we often refer to the Six Pillars of Character as universal values. In other words, they are values that transcend race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and even time. Put another way, nearly everyone can agree that more trustworthiness, respect, responsibility,
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