Teen Charity Work – Volunteer Opportunities for Teenagers

Teen charity work – volunteer opportunities for teenagers — can provide weeks of valuable character building. Summer months open up hours of free time and give teenagers a big choice. On the one hand, they may waste many of those hours in trivial activities such as mall-walking, video games, and […]

Will Your Monkeys Pose?

Will your monkeys pose when you want them to pose? Will your monkeys pose when you want to take an end-of-term photo or yearbook photograph? Do they gather quickly into a neat group? Do they stand straight and still – or do they fidget, annoy others, and slump? Do they […]

How Can You Learn Character from a Shopping Cart?

Leaving a building a few days ago, I hurried across the lobby to a small foyer. There I stopped abruptly, my way blocked by a stranded shopping cart. The industrial strength commercial cart nearly filled the exit area. No one could enter or leave the building without manhandling that brown, […]

The Importance of Homework … How a Teenager Learns Responsibility through Homework (Part 02)

The importance of homework should not be understated. Students who receive more homework, and do it, experience greater academic success. Why? ~ Homework Supplies Vital Review: Review is a key ingredient of homework. Studies have shown repeatedly that review is essential for remembering material. Memory of material learned through lectures […]

Put More of YOU in Your Character Building

What do you want from your character-building efforts? When will you know you have attained that? Some might answer, “My students will always act as I always act,” but would you? Would you claim a goal like that without stipulations? Maybe you would choose to add a provision such as […]

The Importance of Homework … How a Teenager Learns Responsibility through Homework (Part 01)

The importance of homework jumps to the fore each new school year, especially for those who parent or teach teenagers. “Are you gonna make us do a lot of homework?” a teenager asks each teacher. “How much homework will my student have?” parents ask teachers. As U.S. schools began the […]

Powered by WishList Member - Membership Software