Welcome to Character-in-Action
You have entered a land where Character rules. You may have planned to visit, or you may have stumbled across our border. Either way, we welcome you, and hope you will enjoy your stay.
Teachers find exciting Character Education materials here. From purpose-written books to attention-getting lesson plans to unusual activities and songs – we provide a wide range of helps. Join a Preferred Membership program, or order a la carte. Either way, we will partner with you in teaching character to any age.
Parents, business people, and community leaders use our materials to train those for whom they have responsibility. Others use them for personal character building. Take time to look around and, if you don’t see what you need, contact us.
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Monday morning, and hallway noise threatens to blow out your smart phone’s volume meter app. You glance at the clock. Precisely four and a half minutes until that classroom door swings open and that noise surges into the room, sucking you into its agitated vortex.
The mere thought of that cyclone begins to twist you out of shape. You try to smile, but your brain bullies you with an inner vision of yourself veering off into an unending void, tormented forever by raucous, badly behaved problem students.
The door flies open, and you order a smile to perform, but it shows no inclination to obey.
Two boisterous students engage in a shoving match, intentionally trip other students, and cross the room. A tripped student throws punches at the […]
As a teacher, you often wonder what you can do about problem students. You may have received counsel to be a friend to problem students. A colleague may have assured you that kindness will solve the problem. Maybe a superior warned you that you had to get a handle on the situation. To date, however, you have succeeded in little more than increasing frustration.
Teachers, if you ask what you can do about problem students, you may be looking at the wrong side of the coin. Flip it over. The question you want to ask is not what you can do about problem students, but what you can do to become a solution teacher.
In this article series, we examine three steps you can take to become […]
Teachers who ask what you can do about problem students, take heart. Despite your own experience in the past – despite what others may have told you – there are indeed things you can do about problem students. The question you want to ask is not what you can do about problem students. You want to ask what you can do about becoming a solution teacher.
The first two parts of this article series looked at two of three character traits you will want to build to become a solution teacher: respect and love. You can review those here.
In this final article, we turn to a third vital character trait for teachers:
RESPONSIBILITY – Students of all ages jump quickly to attribute fault to others. […]
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Why Choose Us
- You save time, energy, and money because we do most of the work for you!
- You get the absolute results you need because we communicate absolute values!
- You get materials that are all prepared by a career teacher/principal/published author!
- You get thoroughly tested materials that are used successfully at every grade level!
- You get a thought-provoking program that encourages 66 rather than a mere 6 traits.
What Customers Say
I was very excited to discover your program. The animals are cute, the lessons well planned. It is exactly what I was looking for to teach character to my children. We love the books and I have already begin recommending them to my friends! Thank you for this awesome opportunity!.
I am particularly impressed with the beauty and richness of the language of your series. Rich, colorful imagery and warmly personalized narrative combine with natural dialogue to engage and delight the reader. … little animal characters romp across the pages with a vibrancy, verve and a level of reflection, easily modeled by young audiences.
I really enjoyed your books and the message they provide students. They can be such a wonderful resource for me in the future. It seems that character education is not being taught at home anymore and it is left up to the schools to implement programs.
I have reviewed many websites and libraries reviewing materials on Character Education. I was really impressed by the information your site had and the material and resources available. I would like to be able to use this information and then promote it to area schools here in our area because like I said, good resources are hard to come by!
I just finished reading the books and they are wonderful. —just what we need for Character Counts! Thanks!