Tagged: character

Teenagers

Helping Teenagers learn about Responsibility

We all make mistakes. How we deal with them is the important part. When teenagers do silly things such as taking over someone else’s empty house for a heavy drinking, drugs, vandalising party, it seems like the perfect opportunity to help them understand about accountability and responsibility. A strict autocratic...

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“Character Counts. Can It Be Taught?”

Dr. Hardin Coleman – Dean and Professor at Boston University’s School of Education –  spoke at the Western Academy of Beijing. In his presentation “Character counts. Can it be taught?” he emphasized the need for communities to work together to best educate children. All of us, adults, parents or teachers, should attempt...