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Inspiring Quotes for Kids About Honesty, Integrity and Making Good Choices

Integrity is defined as ‘the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles’.  Integrity is about making good choices. It is doing the right things for the right reason.  It is about being honest with yourself and honest with others. Sometimes you may not be sure what the right thing to do is in…

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Life Lessons and Quotes for Kids from Disney Characters!

You probably think of Disney characters and movies as a lot of fun and, often, amazing. But did you ever think that each movie offers great life lessons about things like patience, perseverance, kindness and tolerance? Well, it’s true. To prove it, we have compiled a list of great quotes for kids from famous Disney characters: There is nothing wrong with…

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Motivational Speaking and Programming

Many children are growing up in an environment that is absent of authentic role models but increasingly flush with negative media influences that promote fame, flash, conflict and blame, over character development, accountability, unity and impacting the greater good.  It is an environment where values development can be low or absent and an emphasis on…

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JJ Watt – Dream Big, Work Hard

Dream Big, Work Hard.  Those four words define NFL player JJ Watt’s approach to life and his recipe for success on and off the field.  Although JJ is perhaps the best defensive player in the NFL he is just as focused on being the best human being he can be. His story is one of…

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Allie Gleason Shines a Bright Light To Help Young People Understand Asperger’s Syndrome

This is a guest post written by Allie Gleason, a high school student from Cary, North Carolina, with Asperger’s Syndrome who spends some of her free time as a volunteer-intern-extraordinaire at EducatorLabs. She is a cheerleader for allthose affected by ASD. We applaud your efforts, Allie! As a teen with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), I know that a lot…

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The Buddy Bench – Can an 8 Year Old Boy Change School Playgrounds Forever?

Have you ever felt lonely at recess?  Christian Bucks, a 3rd grader at Roundtown Elementary School in York, PA, is on a mission to end playground loneliness.  And he is making waves with the help of the Buddy Bench. The Buddy Bench is a place where children can go if they have no one to…

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Xena and Jonny – A Boy and A Dog Change Each Others Lives Forever

Jonny Hickey is a boy from Georgia who is helping to change the world.  Jonny has autism. When he was young, he was very quiet and found it hard to talk and be with other people.  He was not very happy and had a difficult time in school. While trying to help her son in every way possible,…

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Vanguard College Prep Shows Sportsmanship Beyond Compare

The Gainesville Torpedoes boys basketball team is not used to having fans at their games. You see, the Torpedoes represent a youth correctional facility, so student fans are not allowed to attend games.  And, for other reasons, student family members often do not attend their games. The Torpedoes had a basketball game coming up at Vanguard…

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Great Perseverance Quotes for Kids

“Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.” – Oliver Goldsmith If you think about the quote above, it is really a very simple concept. However, the reality of actually getting up each time, especially that one last time, can sometimes be incredibly hard. This is the idea of perseverance, and it…

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Great Respect Quotes for Kids and Students

Showing respect for others is one of the most important values in the world.  It means showing care for another person or thing, like the environment. Without respect, everything around you would be less peaceful.  There would be more wars, more problems and less happiness. You show respect in many ways everyday that you may…

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