“Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.”
Personal character is the primary trait that produces personal courage. Both are learned traits, gained from observing them in role models and formal character development orientation,
There’s been so much focus on what’s being taught in our schools’ classrooms that we’re apt to forget what needs to happen beyond the traditional school day
Teaching teens to cultivate grit is teaching them to believe that their personal and professional success is in their own hands. Not a bad way to begin the journey through a life of success.
Conflict is unavoidable. When humans interact with each other, there is an eventual certainty that different personal preferences, ideas, likes, and dislikes will create conflict.
Just Who is the ‘iGen’ Generation and How Are They Different? The 74 million young Americans born between 1995 and 2012 comprise the most important generation in the nation’s history.
In the wake of the 2002 national “No Child Left Behind” educational initiative, it appears that plenty children have been and continue to be left behind when it comes to developing character, morality, and ethics as standard behaviors.
It seems courage, follow-through, resilience, and excellence – collectively referred to as “grit” — are in short supply among today’s youth.
While academic content and teaching strategies are important in planning children’s education, there are at least two more ingredients needed in a quality education.
Beyond school classrooms, there are character education resources that parents, grandparents and other adult role models can use to instill basic moral and ethical values in teenagers.
“Executive Function & Self-Regulation,” a paper written by Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child, lists three skills that are crucial for learning and development.
Choosing the college that is right for you is beyond important and that decision is based on a myriad of factors. Here’s how to come prepared.
The lack of leadership education is one reason for the growing disparity in educational attainment among U.S. students of different races, nationalities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Boys and girls learn differently for a very simple biological reason – their brains are built differently. Given, their differences, boys and girls perform better provided different stimuli.
We are failing boys if we don’t address the “malignancies” in the education system. If you think of this as a cancer, it is growing and we cannot ignore it.
Taking a look back: Here’s an excerpt from Cadet Salisbury’s graduation speech from the Class of 2015.
With more and more colleges becoming “test-optional” and “test-flexible,” high school students are wondering if stressing about SAT and ACT scores truly matter. Do they?