character

3 Ways to Build and Award Character in Your Middle School Students

What is your middle school doing to encourage and reward good character? This is a question many middle schools have to ponder and answer. Character education units in a health or social studies class are one solution. Pledge murals may be another answer. Some schools hang banners in hallways with character attributes. We’ve got a  Continue Reading »

5 New Ways to Practice Character with Your Students

With all the social and peer pressures that your middle school students face, it is important to remind them of what they can do and be. Teach your students the importance of character and self-talk during Character Week. Use one character trait for each day of Character Week, and encourage students to practice that trait  Continue Reading »

Keep Middle School Kids Connected

Building connections with each other and the community is important to middle school students’ academic and social success. These opportunities are what help us build and instill important character traits in our future leaders. Getting students involved and keeping them that way isn’t always easy. Anderson’s has some fresh and fun ideas to raise student  Continue Reading »