Teachers as Role Models: a classroom quandary

What is the most important moral lesson in a school’s character curriculum? According to American educational psychologist Thomas Lickona, it is the idea that teachers can only cultivate children’s character if they display it themselves. While we have all heard the mantra that virtue is first “caught” and then “taught”, I doubt whether the meaning... Continue Reading →


Rewarding Gratitude in Schools and in Ourselves

Gratitude has become a hot topic to teach in schools I believe that as adults, we naturally become more grateful as we get older; with the past to reflect on; remembering ‘cringe’ moments that we regret today (fortunately - forgiveness is a virtue!). I doubt anyone could deny that they screamed at their parents ‘it’s... Continue Reading →

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