Thursday, January 9, 2020

The Importance of Character

Happy New Year! January is the perfect time to incorporate goal setting; both academic and character development. This is a quick round-up of some not-to-miss books, ideas, and activities to teach your students about character.
Bullying. It has become such a buzz word that is often casually thrown around. Picture books are the perfect way to elicit conversations and to teach students how to stand up for others. Click HERE to read about ideas to teach anti-bullying.

"This is too hard!" "I don't get it!" What makes certain people easily give up when encountering a challenge, while others persevere, determined to solve problems and succeed? Years ago, the buzzword in education was GRIT.  Click HERE to read about teaching perseverance
HONESTY. What a timely topic, especially in light of our current times! Once again, picture books to the rescue to teach theme and character traits! Click HERE to read about teaching honesty.




Character education is more important now than ever! Check out these other free ideas for your upper elementary students and let us do the planning for you!

The Importance of Character // Tried & True Teaching Tools

Classroom Kindness Challenge // The Stellar Teacher Company

1 comment:

  1. This is a great activity to integrate into my curriculum. Thank you!

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