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Quotes on “Responsibility”

Responsibility … begins by determining what task or duty is mine, gaining knowledge of what is involved in its completion, and then acts to complete that task or duty to the best of my ability. “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the […]

Quotes on “Self-Control”

Self-Control … begins by learning to recognize my impulses, emotions, desires, or “itches” that need restraint, and then acts to take power over self, reining them in consistently without being reminded. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is […]

Quotes on “Tolerance”

Tolerance … begins by recognizing ways in which another is different from me, and then acts to bear with that individual while avoiding acceptance and appreciation of differences that are contrary to my convictions. “It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none […]

Teaching Respect as a Character Trait

Over the weekend, I was privileged to drive through a picturesque part of Montana. The roads were bare, but snow still covered the ground; the many, small lakes we passed were still frozen solid. Two white tail deer raced across one frozen lake, while many more white-tails rested under fir […]

Free Character Education Lesson Plans with Objects!

Free character education lesson plans and, in fact, any other kind of lesson plan are not always suited to your needs. They do not always fit the environment in which you need to teach character. They do not always fit the time slot you have open for character building. When […]

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