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Character Education: 5 Steps to Teach A Character Virtue

Character Education: 5 Steps to Teach A Character Virtue

Michele Borba December 1, 2016 Comments Off on Character Education: 5 Steps to Teach A Character Virtue

REALITY CHECK: Sixty percent of adults believe that young people’s failure to learn moral values is a serious national problem. Over the past two decades, there’s been a decline in children’s moral character, and 72

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4 Ways to Nurture Kindness

4 Ways to Nurture Kindness

Michele Borba February 9, 2016 Comments Off on 4 Ways to Nurture Kindness

The photograph is of a simple wreath of handprints. The idea came from a teacher who wanted to help her students develop strong hearts as well as minds. And so she set up an

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4 Simple Ways to Nurture Kids’ Empathy

4 Simple Ways to Nurture Kids’ Empathy

Michele Borba November 30, 2013 Comments Off on 4 Simple Ways to Nurture Kids’ Empathy

Empathy is the moral virtue that helps children “identify with and feel other people’s concerns.” When they do, they are more likely to reach out and respond in more caring, compassionate ways to others.

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Nurturing Children’s Empathy

Michele Borba September 13, 2012 Comments Off on Nurturing Children’s Empathy

Children are hard-wired for empathy, but unless it is nurtured the trait may lie dormant. Parenting advice based on research that nurture our children’s capacity to feel for others One Experience Can Mobilize Heart

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A School Compassion Club

Michele Borba April 22, 2012 Comments Off on A School Compassion Club

How a high school student is making a difference about bullying Last month I worked in Germany on United States Army and Air Force Garrisons. My role was to inservice staff, parents, child advocates,

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Raising Charitable Kids

Michele Borba December 2, 2010 Comments Off on Raising Charitable Kids

Parenting advice to encourage kids to lend a hand, do service, and make the world a kinder place The TODAY Show asked me to share parenting advice that will encourage kids to catch that

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Nurturing Empathy In Children

Michele Borba January 10, 2010 Comments Off on Nurturing Empathy In Children

Moral IQ Tip: Children are likely to be more empathic if they understand why empathy is important and how it affects others. So point out the positive impact empathy can have on others in

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