You are probably among the millions who will celebrate at least one holiday during the last eight weeks of the year. You will probably visit family and friends, exchanging gifts and gathering around a holiday table. You may attend a holiday party at your place of business. Fruit baskets will […]
Character traits have in common particular elements. We do not attempt to list them all, but you will want to make note of five major similarities:
1. Understanding flowing into desire and then action. All character traits are built intellectually first. We must understand the trait. Understanding flows into […]
You teach the way you teach…. You always start the school year that way…. You see no point in buying back a mere minute….
Ah, but first impressions are lasting!
What if a couple of secrets injected into the first minute could make a tremendous difference in the entire school […]
A bulletin board can act as a powerful teaching tool, or it can merely sit there as a pathetic contrivance. You might welcome the challenge of designing a bulletin board, and always create exciting boards that students love. Then again, you might dread the task, and procrastinate until you simply […]
Bulletin boards are like houses – they need curb appeal.
Curb appeal is a home’s attractiveness on the outside. It’s what potential buyers see from the curb. If a home’s curb appeal makes a good first impression, buyers will be eager to see what’s inside.
The two photos below show […]
What do you think self-discipline might have to do with spring? Can you define self-discipline? Would you consider it a trait of character?
Self-discipline is indeed a trait of character. It is defined as the ability to control one’s own conduct by principles and good judgment instead of acting on […]