mycharacter-helpfulness

CITIZENSHIP helpfulness what is it? Helpfulness is looking for ways to help someone and then offering that help. Helpfulness is being of service to others and doing thoughtful things that make a difference in their lives. Helpfulness is based on compassion and caring for another person. Helpfulness not only provides comfort and support to others, […]

mycharacter-mindfulness

CITIZENSHIP mindfulness what is it? Mindfulness is the cultivation of attention and awareness, of breath, mind, heart and body. This 2500-year old practice teaches children how to ground themselves in the present moment. As children learn self-directed, calming techniques, it helps them become more attentive, balanced and aware. The point of mindfulness is not to […]

mycharacter-citizenship

CITIZENSHIP citizenship what is it? Citizenship means being a member of and supporting one’s community and country. Being a citizen doesn’t automatically make someone a good citizen, which is why teaching citizenship to children is so important. Citizenship is character education in action as most of the character traits we strive to instill in children, […]