We challenge you to test your kindness quotient! How? Just dedicate yourself to performing as many acts of kindness as possible during the week of January 26-30. It’s the Great Kindness Challenge, which schools across the country are celebrating by rallying students and educators to help others. The Kids for Peace website makes it easy by […]
It’s the second annual White House Student Film Festival! And it’s open to U.S. students, grades K-12. This year’s theme — The Impact of Giving Back — is perfect for your CHARACTER COUNTS! program. The White House says it’s looking for videos that “tell a story about paying it forward, about community service, or what making a […]
[This post comes to us from one of our favorite educators and authors: Barbara Gruener, a counselor and character coach at Westwood-Bales Elementary School in Friendswood, Texas. Check out her blog, The Corner on Character, and order her new book, What’s Under Your Cape? Superheroes of the Character Kind, in our online store.] A song that comes to […]
¡Que bueno! Check out these terrific images showing CHARACTER COUNTS! in action at the Colegio Americano de Guatemala in Guatemala City.
Videos of the keynote speeches at the 2014 Character.org National Forum are now online here. The video below shows one of them — Texas school counselor and character coach Barbara Gruener.
By Jeff McMurdy, National Director of CHARACTER COUNTS! Memorable Moments When I review the year that is about to end, I could measure it in many ways but the metric that matters most to me is how did we grow the mission? It’s not an easy metric to calculate. You can use raw data like […]