A recent study by the British think tank Demos reveals some eye-opening statistics about cyberbullying, an increasing trend that many believe is driven by new technologies and an erosion of character and morality among teens, which can be resisted through intentional character-formation lessons and technology use.
University of Iowa student Michael Penniman is changing the way disabled students experience college with the help of two friends and a nonprofit start-up they launched last year.
Andrew Hart, CEO of The Oaks Academy: What does it mean to be classical in a world that is chasing the new?
Often in education we see trends in curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophies. We hear buzzwords like grit, tech integration, and positive behavior management. In the race to be innovative, educators are constantly searching for what’s most effective.
Civics is making a comeback in schools, sparked in part by the 2016 election.
A new study suggests character education programs can be effective, or even more so, in high school than with younger students.
Randy Bowman knows the pressures of poverty. He was one of four children raised by a single mother in Dallas. Bowman has purchased land to build a dormitory facility for Dallas children who attend public schools “as a way to insulate kids from some of the chaotic and traumatic forces that can quickly derail academics.”
Positive Coaching Alliance works with schools to help students become ‘Better Athletes, Better People’
Coaches at Verona High School are preparing for workshops in June aimed at helping students become “Better Athletes, Better People” – training provided through a national non-profit called the Positive Coaching Alliance.
A recent character education presentation at Youngstown’s Martin Luther King Elementary is helping young students understand the benefits of being nice, and some are already grasping the snowball effect the lessons could have on the school’s culture.
A middle school in Texas takes an unconventional approach to dealing with theft that might help other schools improve school climate and outcomes for students.
Tennessee teen Cicela Hernandez has been on both sides of bullying.
Students at Holyoke High School are learning to work through conflicts and other life experiences in a constructive way – a new approach to school discipline that’s morphed into something much more.
Two recent research projects into Google’s hiring practices point to the importance of “soft skills”