We found 284 posts for Character Education

Heroes in Hard Times!

Even in hard times, there are people in the world who manage to step up and take positive action to help others.  Despite difficulty, they do their part to help others endure their hardships. In so doing, these inspirational people help make the world a better place. This video is a tribute to the many heroes…

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Sargeant Merlin German – A Profile in Courage and Perseverance

In 2005, while serving in Iraq, Sargeant Merlin German nearly died in a roadside bombing. He suffered severe burns over most of his body. But he bravely battled back and was awarded the Purple Heart. In April 2008, German died suddenly after a procedure to graft skin onto his lip. He was only 22 years old. This…

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Persistence…..Overcoming Life's Challenges

It is easy to be strong and brave when life is going your way and everything seems just right. But when things get tough, many people find that the strength and courage they thought they had have disappeared. However, there are other people who are truly inspirational in their ability to rise to the challenge when life…

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Jason O'Neill – Giving Back for a Great Cause

Teddy bears fill the home of child entrepreneur Jason O’Neill. The teddy bears are every size, shape, and color, and they nearly take over the house. This is because Jason collects these teddy bears in order to donate them to sick children at Christmastime. This video tells the story of Jason and his Christmas teddy bear drives. Additional Resources: Here’s…

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Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

Almost every day we hear stories about people who have done extraordinary things in their lives. But what we don’t realize is that often these people started out in very ordinary ways. This video shows a number of these ordinary people who went on to do extraordinary things. Additional Resources: Here’s a website that tells the stories of more ordinary people…

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Powerful Role Models – Seven Ways to Make a Positive Impact on Children

Calling all parents! Raising kids is one of the most important jobs you will ever do. You nurture your children, care for them, and teach them the values that will help them grow into great adults. And you also lead by example, serving as a role model, as your kids try to be just like you! So what…

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Livestrong Dares – Take a Dare and Change Your Life!

Livestrong Dares is a program created by the  Livestrong Foundation. It offers a group of dares that challenge people to make improvements in everything from health and fitness to bad habits to relationships. And as people take these dares, they can look to the Livestrong Dares website for support and encouragement. Here is a video in which…

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Butterflies – Inspiring Program That Works with Children In Need

Butterflies is a wonderful program in India that works with kids in need. The program contains four shelters and 12 educational centers for kids. The program helps 1,000 children in New Delhi and is democratic, meaning it allow kids to be involved in decision-making. This video show the Butterflies program in action! Additional Resources: Here is an article that gives…

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Norman Vaughan – "Dream Big and Dare To Fail"

Adventurer Norman Vaughan was a member of Admiral Richard Byrd’s 1928 expedition to the South Pole, serving as a dog handler. In 1930, Admiral Byrd named one of the peaks he conquered during his expedition after Norman and two other dog handlers. And it was then that Norman decided he wanted to scale the peak that had been named after him….

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Patrick Awuah – Educating Leaders with a Liberal Education in Ghana

As a teenager, Patrick Awuah left Ghana to attend college in America. After that, he stayed in America, embarking on a career at Microsoft. But in 1998, Patrick decided to return to Ghana. He wanted to help shape the future leaders of Africa, and he felt that the best way he could do so was to help…

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