Character Development

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." But what is character, and how can you ensure that your child is developing it? Read on to find out.

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    Teaching Gratitude

    Gratitude is something that can and should be practiced at home. Research shows that people who practice gratitude feel...

    Source: Greater Good Science Center Raising Happiness Blog
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    How to Discipline Children and Help Them Develop Self-Control

    Introduction All children misbehave at some time; it's part of finding out what appropriate behavior is and where the...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
  • 13.

    Growing Kids Who Care

    Most parents want to raise kids who are empathetic. But it can be difficult to figure out how to do it. It's easy enough...

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    How To Give Your Child A Positive Attitude

    Some children have such a negative attitude -- ". . . nobody likes me . . . nothing good ever happens to me . . . it...

    Source: Heartland Family Service
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    How Do We Develop Values?

    Those who attempt to develop and/or alter values and beliefs including character educators use a number of different...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Character Education: Good Hearts Lead to Good Grades

    Can teaching kids how to be better people also lead to better grades in school? Find out how character education can...

  • 17.

    Teaching Tolerance

    With their wide-eyed curiosity and innate sense of justice, children are not born prejudiced. Most experts agree that...

  • 18.

    Morality and Social Convention

    Children in any society are expected to learn to conform to a number of social rules and expectations if they are to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Teaching Kids Patience

    Introduction Patience is a virtue that can be instilled in children. Patience teaches children the value of delaying...

    Source: National Association of Social Workers
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    How to Raise an Independent Thinker

    Peer pressure can be tough during early, middle, and late adolescence. Read on for tips and tricks to help your teen...