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Kids Still Tired of Swearing

How a No Swearing Campaign ended up being a sweet deal.

Keeping the Anti-Swearing Campaign Alive

Maintaining a swear-free school after students take the pledge.

Students Pledge Not to Swear

Establish, manage, and keep your school's Dare Not to Swear campaign running!

Feeling Good About Themselves

Three educators honor and show respect for their students.

Fairness in Action

How do we teach students to treat others with fairness? Here's how three educators put this behavior into action.

Students Talk About Anti-Swearing Campaign

How students felt about their school and their classmates before and after the campaign started.

Learning and Practicing Good Manners

Use the following lessons, resources, and activities for all grade levels to practice good manners, investigate temporal and cultural differences, and test students’ knowledge.

Six Character-Building Behaviors Students Should Learn

These six attributes of character are the six pillars of the Character Counts youth-ethics initiative.

Caring in Action

Teaching students to act in caring ways - being kind, compassionate, expressing gratitude, forgiving others, and helping people in need.

A Quality Teacher Is a Caring Teacher

Showing students you care about them helps create a positive relationship and a supportive learning environment.

Calm, Cool, & Consistent

Teacher has students talk it out and come up their own solutions.

From Sidewalk to Workplace

A Wisconsin high school English teacher prepares students for using language beyond graduation.

Acting Out

An elementary school in Michigan has instituted a virtues program that uses in-class activities and school-wide assemblies to make talking about good behavior fun.

Largest Donation Ever From High School Students

How a teacher inspired her students to give the largest donation ever made by a U.S. high school to help clear mine fields in southeastern Africa.

Addressing Rude Behavior

Researchers agree that there are three essential aspects of teaching social skills: modeling, direct instruction, and practice. Here are some examples of educators using these three methods.

Responsibility in Action

How do we teach students to act responsibly? Here are two ideas that educators use with their students.

A Lost Art: Instilling Respect

Patricia Dalton, clinical psychologist in private practice in Washington, examines the effects of over-parented, under-disciplined children in schools and society.

Respect in Action

Five great ideas to teach students to act in ways that demonstrate respect.

A Substitute Talks About Abusive Language

An Oakland, California, educator shares insights and tools for managing verbal rudeness - from the mildly impolite to the dangerously insulting.

Life Lessons Through Sports

Developing confident, independent Kids though physical challenges and activity.

Life Skills Taught by Teacher-Poet

Poetry in P.E. class? How one coach uses prose to build sports skills, life skills, and character development

Giving Back to the Community

The class field trip that saved a local park, brought a community together, and taught valuable civics lessons to students and adults.

Manners Are Elementary

A veteran teacher describes how positive ways of communicating with students can be helpful in eliciting better behavior and manners from students.

Roughly Speaking - Students & Abusive Language

Helping students understand abusive language and how to communicated to others with respect.

Abusive Language: Is Anybody Listening?

A Maryland high school teacher offers some stright talk about students swearing, name calling, and threatening.

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