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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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Building Respectful Learning Cultures

Building Respectful Learning Cultures

Michele Borba February 8, 2016 Comments Off on Building Respectful Learning Cultures

Many of today’s students lack an understanding of respect because their experiences with this essential character trait have been minimal. They simply haven’t witnessed or heard respect in their lives. Nor may they be

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35 Activities to Teach Respect

35 Activities to Teach Respect

Michele Borba February 6, 2016 Comments Off on 35 Activities to Teach Respect

RESPECT: a way of treating or thing about something or someone. If you respect your teacher, you admire her and treat her well. If you respect your friend you regard her highly and treat her with consideration.  There

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7 Practices That Nurture Respect In Children

7 Practices That Nurture Respect In Children

Michele Borba March 14, 2015 1

Though most teachers admit that there are some students they never forget, the same is true about parents. I vividly remember a mother of one of my students all because of the way she

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How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

Michele Borba December 3, 2013 Comments Off on How to Get Kids to Listen…the First Time!

REALITY CHECK: Many experts say learning to listen is one of the most crucial habits our children need for handling life. Parenting for this change lays the foundation that fosters respectful communication as well

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Helping “Invisible” Students

Helping “Invisible” Students

Michele Borba October 31, 2013 Comments Off on Helping “Invisible” Students

Trudy Ludwig’s new book, The Invisible Boy, addresses intentional and unintentional social exclusion and is a powerful resource for teachers, counselors and parents. Ask teachers to name students in each of our classes and we usually

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Raising Respectful Children: Solutions to Youth Disrespect Crisis

Michele Borba December 20, 2010 Comments Off on Raising Respectful Children: Solutions to Youth Disrespect Crisis

Troubling data revealing a breakdown of civility and respect in today’s youth. Parenting advice to turn that trend around and raise respectful children. “RESPECT: Showing you value others by treating them in a courteous and

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Seven Parenting Practices That Nurture Respect and Love

Michele Borba October 26, 2009 1

Here’s a deep, dark and true secret: Teachers usually admit that there are some students they will never forget. Well, I swear the same is true about some parents. I vividly remember a mother

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