Choose Kindness

Check out this story, “Program at East Grand Forks middle school urges students to choose kindness” in the Wednesday, 9/19/12 Grand Forks Herald by reporter Pamela Knudson. You can also find coverage of it on WDAZ TV http://www.wdaz.com/event/article/id/15113/group/Reporter%20Stories/ Program at East Grand Forks middle school urges students to choose kindness Students were urged to improve their school’s…
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Demonstrating Courage

Olympic athletes are very brave, don’t you think? They train incredibly hard for many years to be good enough to participate in the Olympics. They compete against the greatest athletes in the entire world! Think for a moment about an Olympic diver. She slowly climbs up all those steps to the high dive and positions…
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Character Education Series “Caring”

Take a moment to think about all the people who care about you. There’s probably a very long list of concerned individuals. Your parents, your brothers and sisters, your aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, friends, teachers, doctors, neighbors. — Whew!  That’s an awful lot of caring.  You’re in very good hands! Now it’s time to give…
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The Avengers And Character Ed Newspaper Activities

“The Avengers” movie hits screens on May 4th. With all of the excitement and talk about the movie and superheroes, here are some character education activities you can use with the newspaper. They are taken from the KRP tab, Making a Difference distributed by the NIE Institute What does “heroic” mean to you? Do you…
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Cooperation Newspaper Activities

Sometimes it’s fun to do things all by yourself: reading a book, drawing a picture, taking a walk. But many things can be done best by more than one person. That’s where cooperation comes in. A Picture of Cooperation Find a newspaper photo that shows two or more people cooperating. Answer these questions: Would one…
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