Character Education: 5 Steps to Teach A Character Virtue

REALITY CHECK: Sixty percent of adults believe that young people’s failure to learn moral values is a serious national problem. Over the past two decades, there’s been a decline in children’s moral character, and 72 percent of Americans say moral values are “getting...

Empathy Is a Verb: My TEDx Talk to Start An UnSelfie Revolution

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World We’ve all had “I’ll never forget” moments: mine was April 20, 1999 watching the Columbine High School massacre on TV.  I’m an educational psychologist. I’d...

6 Simple Ways Children Can Spread Kindness in Schools

Join the #UnSelfie Revolution to Raise Kids with Empathy, Moral Conviction and Courage To Make a Better World Practicing kindness is what helps children tune into other people’s feelings and needs, trust more, step out of their own skins to understand others, and...