What Do You Stand For For Teens

What Do You Stand For  For Teens Author Barbara A. Lewis
ISBN-10 9781575427461
Year 2005-11-15
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Free Spirit Publishing
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Young people need guidance from caring adults to build strong, positive character traits—but they can also build their own. This book by the best-selling author of The Kid’s Guide to Social Action invites children and teens to explore and practice honesty, kindness, empathy, integrity, tolerance, patience, respect, and more. Quotations and background information set the stage. Dilemmas challenge readers to think about, discuss, and debate positive traits. Activities invite them to explore what they stand for at school, at home, and in their communities. True stories profile real kids who exemplify positive traits; resources point the way toward character-building books, organizations, programs, and Web sites.

What Do You Stand For for Teens

What Do You Stand For  for Teens Author Barbara A. Lewis
ISBN-10 1435266137
Year 2008-04-25
Pages 277
Language en
Publisher
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Text, anecdotes, and activities direct the reader to explore and practice honesty, kindness, empathy, integrity, tolerance, and more.

What Do You Stand For for Kids

What Do You Stand For  for Kids Author Barbara A. Lewis
ISBN-10 9781442950108
Year 2008-12-03
Pages 500
Language en
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com
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Some kids stand out. Other people look up to them and want to be like them. Their parents and teachers are proud of them. They make friends easily, and they seem to know the right things to say and do. Would you like to be that kind of person? Maybe you already are, and youre searching for more ways to be the best person you can be. This book can help you discover your own good qualities and make them stronger. These qualities are called positive character traits. When youre a person of good character, people respect you more. And you respect yourself.

Building Character with True Stories from Nature

Building Character with True Stories from Nature Author Barbara A. Lewis
ISBN-10 9781575426501
Year 2012-08-27
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Free Spirit Publishing
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This flexible resource combines character education with analogies to powerful stories from nature. The heart of each of the book’s 25 lessons is an engaging story, written to kids, describing a particular animal or plant and its distinctive qualities. Busy classroom teachers will like this book’s accessibility and flexibility. Kids can read a story individually or in groups, or follow along as the teacher reads it aloud. Accompanying each story, teachers will find several activities—most of them quick, easy, and requiring few supplies—that further investigate animals or plants and the connections between their qualities and human behaviors. Every lesson examines several main character traits, providing starting points and sample questions for discussing and exploring analogies between events in nature and human acts of character. Features include a chart cross-referencing lessons to specific character traits and a list of further resources. Digital content contains more than 75 reproducible forms, a complete bonus lesson, and a color photograph of each animal and plant.

Character Building Day by Day

Character Building Day by Day Author Anne D. Mather
ISBN-10 9781575428765
Year 2006-03-15
Pages 204
Language en
Publisher Free Spirit Publishing
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In elementary schools across the country, teachers are expected to provide at least five minutes of character education each day. This book makes it easy to meet that requirement in a meaningful way. It includes 180 character vignettes—five for each of the 36 weeks in the school year—grouped by trait. Each features kids in real-life situations making decisions that reflect their character. Each is short enough to be read aloud; all can be used as starting points for discussion, to support an existing character education program, or as the basis for an independent program. An excellent tool for the classroom or the character-conscious home.

Do You Know Who You Are

Do You Know Who You Are Author DK
ISBN-10 9780241185742
Year 2014-08-01
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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Take the fun personality quiz, Q&As and tests to discover the real you! Do You Know Who You Are? is packed with questionnaires and quizzes for girls aged 14-17, offering creative ways to discover the real you. Take a personality quiz, understand what your dreams mean, discover systems of analysis like the chakra test, and have fun while you learn about your own psyche. Co-written by a clinical psychologist, Do You Know Who You Are? focuses on activities such as yes or no questions to help you approach some of teenage life's biggest issues, such as self-confidence and dealing with anxiety. Questionnaires also include ways to understand your friends and family, crushes and social media, and helping you explore your teenage relationships. With fun and quirky visuals, and quotes from real teenagers, Do You Know Who You Are? is packed with engaging quizzes for girls so you can uncover your personality and celebrate your individuality!

Character Building

Character Building Author David Isaacs
ISBN-10 1851825924
Year 2001-01-01
Pages 273
Language en
Publisher Scepter Publishers
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In this book, author David Isaacs, an educationalist and parent, offers ideas and suggestions on how parents and teachers can help children's all-round development. The emphasis is on character building, approached from the viewpoint of moral habits. Professor Isaacs takes twenty-four virtues and discusses how the child - at different ages - can be encouraged to be obedient, industrious, sincere, prudent, generous, optimistic, sociable, and so on. There is no book on child development quite like this.

Teaching the Unteachable Student

Teaching the Unteachable Student Author Nigel Francis
ISBN-10 1462067506
Year 2012-04-17
Pages 166
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
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Have you ever had to deal with challenging students? The kind of students who repeatedly skip class, rarely hand in work, and always have plenty of attitude when you attempt to correct their behaviour. Do you at times feel like pulling your hair out and simply giving up? Well don’t throw in the towel just yet. Teaching the Unteachable Student will provide you with strategies to help you overcome challenging behaviours in the classroom. This book goes beyond traditional classroom management techniques; it is a book dedicated to reshaping your students’ character. Ultimately, for students to be successful, they must develop ‘Six Key Elements of Character’ that include: Respect, Responsibility, Perseverance, Caring, Citizenship, and Trustworthiness. As you use the strategies in this book to inspire these core traits in your students, you will find: • a renewed passion and confidence in your teaching; • an ability to connect with your students and build genuine relationships; • a significant improvement in your students’ academic progress and overall character. Get ready to do the unthinkable by Teaching the Unteachable.

The Road to Character

The Road to Character Author David Brooks
ISBN-10 9780679645030
Year 2015-04-14
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Random House
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST • “I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it.”—David Brooks With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought millions of readers to his New York Times column and his previous bestsellers, David Brooks has consistently illuminated our daily lives in surprising and original ways. In The Social Animal, he explored the neuroscience of human connection and how we can flourish together. Now, in The Road to Character, he focuses on the deeper values that should inform our lives. Responding to what he calls the culture of the Big Me, which emphasizes external success, Brooks challenges us, and himself, to rebalance the scales between our “résumé virtues”—achieving wealth, fame, and status—and our “eulogy virtues,” those that exist at the core of our being: kindness, bravery, honesty, or faithfulness, focusing on what kind of relationships we have formed. Looking to some of the world’s greatest thinkers and inspiring leaders, Brooks explores how, through internal struggle and a sense of their own limitations, they have built a strong inner character. Labor activist Frances Perkins understood the need to suppress parts of herself so that she could be an instrument in a larger cause. Dwight Eisenhower organized his life not around impulsive self-expression but considered self-restraint. Dorothy Day, a devout Catholic convert and champion of the poor, learned as a young woman the vocabulary of simplicity and surrender. Civil rights pioneers A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin learned reticence and the logic of self-discipline, the need to distrust oneself even while waging a noble crusade. Blending psychology, politics, spirituality, and confessional, The Road to Character provides an opportunity for us to rethink our priorities, and strive to build rich inner lives marked by humility and moral depth. “Joy,” David Brooks writes, “is a byproduct experienced by people who are aiming for something else. But it comes.” Praise for The Road to Character “A hyper-readable, lucid, often richly detailed human story.”—The New York Times Book Review “David Brooks—the New York Times columnist and PBS commentator whose measured calm gives punditry a good name—offers the building blocks of a meaningful life.”—Washingtonian “This profound and eloquent book is written with moral urgency and philosophical elegance.”—Andrew Solomon, author of Far from the Tree and The Noonday Demon “The voice of the book is calm, fair and humane. The highlight of the material is the quality of the author’s moral and spiritual judgments.”—The Washington Post “A powerful, haunting book that works its way beneath your skin.”—The Guardian (U.K.) “This learned and engaging book brims with pleasures.”—Newsday “Original and eye-opening . . . At his best, Brooks is a normative version of Malcolm Gladwell, culling from a wide array of scientists and thinkers to weave an idea bigger than the sum of its parts.”—USA Today “There is something affecting in the diligence with which Brooks seeks a cure for his self-diagnosed shallowness by plumbing the depths of others.”—Rebecca Mead, The New Yorker From the Hardcover edition.

Great Group Skits

Great Group Skits Author Lynn Grasberg
ISBN-10 1574822659
Year 2009
Pages 163
Language en
Publisher Search Inst
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Presents group activity and improvisation ideas for teenagers to help teach valuable life lessons as well as foster creativity, teamwork, and self-reliance.

Being Your Best

Being Your Best Author Barbara A. Lewis
ISBN-10 1575420635
Year 2000
Pages 165
Language en
Publisher Free Spirit Pub
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Text, anecdotes, and activities introduce and discuss how to build important character traits, such as caring, citizenship, cooperation, courage, fairness, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

Character Building Activities for Kids

Character Building Activities for Kids Author Darlene Mannix
ISBN-10 0130425842
Year 2001-11-15
Pages 397
Language en
Publisher Jossey-Bass
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This straight-forward resource gives teachers, counselors, and parents over 140 common-sense lessons with reproducible activities for developing traits selected as representative of good character, such as honesty, generosity and fairness. This guide is organized into three sections focusing on respect for self, respect for others, and a positive outlook on life. Each lesson defines a specific character trait, shows children how to recognize the trait, and provides opportunities for children to apply the trait in their own daily lives.

The Grit Guide for Teens

The Grit Guide for Teens Author Caren Baruch-Feldman
ISBN-10 9781626258587
Year 2017-07-01
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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When the going gets tough, it’s time to get gritty. Written by a clinical-child and school psychologist and based in the latest research, The Grit Guide for Teens will help you build perseverance, resilience, self-control, and stamina. As a teen, setting and reaching goals is an important part of growing up. Whether you want to do well in school, get into a good college, make friends, excel in sports, or master the fine arts or music—you know you need to persevere in order to succeed. You’ve probably heard the term “grit” at school or from your parents, but what does it really mean? Made popular by Angela Duckworth in her New York Times bestseller, the term “grit,” embodies all the characteristics that help people accomplish the things they want, such as self-control, tenacity, and the ability to fail well. Using the skills outlined in this book, you’ll develop both grit and a growth mind-set—a way of thinking that focuses on improvement and hard work in order to achieve any goal you set for yourself. You’ll learn how to make grit an everyday habit, turn disappointments into opportunities, embrace challenges, manage stress, and be the very best version of you that you can be. Studies show that grit isn’t something you have to be born with—it can be taught and learned! This book will give you everything you need to get gritty, open your mind to all life’s possibilities, and succeed in everything you do.