Teaching Character Education Through Children’s Literature

Probably not the best way to "teach" kids about character.

What is Character Education? Character education is a term used to describe the educating of children in a way that will help them foster the skills necessary to be morally, non-bullying, healthy, successful, and socially acceptable human beings.    

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Advice for Theatre Directors: It’s Not Broadway, Part II

Is it fun?

Be Understanding of the Need to Explore In Part I of this two-part series, we looked at how theatre directors working with kids on a show may have unreasonable expectations and how those expectations may work against their production. In

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Advice for Camp and School Theatre Directors: It’s Not Broadway, Part 1

Are you expecting this from your students?

A Summer Learning Opportunity This summer, I took on the role of Theatre Director at a summer camp. My task was to direct two musicals in a limited amount of time. The kids were wonderful, but the one thing I

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The Arts and Learning: Theatre in the Classroom and Community

It takes so many people to make a magical moment on stage.

In Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning, the preeminent study on the usefulness and importance of the arts as a teaching and achievement tool, Richard Riley, Secretary, Department of Education, wrote. “The ultimate challenge for American

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