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Offering Unique, Affordable, Compelling Online Resources to Help Educators and Parents Change Lives.

Over 1850 Stories, Illustrations, Film Clips and Activities 
Discover why teachers in every state and over 28 countries depend on our resources!

Organized under thirty character traits, teachers can access abundant resources that appeal to their unique students. Topics range from Integrity and Conflict Resolution to Decision Making and Goal Setting. Choose from scores of full lesson plans, over 100 compelling people stories, hundreds of activities, quotes, and factual data. Use stories as "Intercom Insights" or incorporate them into your Life Skills or Character Education curriculum.

Use Steven Spielberg's early experiences to teach empathy and self-esteem. Learn how Arnold Schwarzenegger and Albert Einstein profited from choosing the right friends and mentors. Keep students engaged with film clips, discussion starters, and activities.

"This is a great site for any man, woman or child to be inspired. I like to read stories and quotes about overcoming adversity. I can spend hours just getting lost in the materials presented on this site. This is truly first class." (Fran Larson, Co-Author of Character Keys to a Bright Future) (Click for more testimonies.)

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Want a lesson to cater specifically to your needs? We can often provide FREE custom lessons, sometimes within a week's notice. E-mail your request to  webmaster@character-education.info to see how we might help.

(Your custom lesson was) "FANTASTIC!  PERFECT!  I loved the comments at the end!  I'm excited about this!"

Good Reading on Character & Life Skills Serious about helping students? Let's keep learning! Here are some books that have influenced us over the past year: 

Lesson Plans that Change Lives
Our full lessons include illustrations, activities and discussions that grab students' attention and get them involved.

"I'm a middle school leadership teacher and this information is overwhelming! I have found so many useful ideas and stories through your site. Our school goal for next year is to create some type of school wide character education focus and your character traits curriculum seems to be a perfect fit." (Click for more testimonies.)

Sharpen Your Skills
See our collection of free articles and book chapters that may soon become the most comprehensive set of character education/ Life Skills articles available on the Web. Learn from other leaders' experiences with failure and success. Gather ideas from some of the top names in their fields. 

"I have to say that this lesson ("Honesty") is AWESOME! I can really see this working in my classroom because my students will be able to relate to the activities (i.e. Liar, Liar... Spiderman....using candy, etc...much better than my boring lecture about honesty) and be involved." - Sixth Grade Social Studies Teacher (Click for more testimonies.)

New!! Hot Stuff!
Check out our brand new character forum! Share ideas; ask questions; suggest solutions; recommend resources.

Because of the hype connected with the New England Patriots' incredible season, we've pulled together some lessons from their quarterback, Tom Brady , and added more to our insights from head coach Bill Belichick.

This Winter we're adding about one new lesson per week.

We're also excited about our new resources for those teaching personal money management! Advance reviews on the upcoming book have been splendid. We're developing free teacher resources (book reviews, lesson plans, stories, activities) in a special section of the site and offer sample chapters of our upcoming book in the member's section. As always, we treasure your input each step of the way.  

Find out what's new on our site! Use current events, such as the death of Rosa Parks, or C.S. Lewis and the Chronicles of Narnia, to discuss life skills and motivate toward character. Tell your students how George Lucas could have never produced Star Wars without certain character traits.  The Spiderman Trilogy says so much about character! Use facts from the production of the wildly successful Lord of the Rings trilogy to teach diligence or overcoming life's obstacles. 

"What an AWESOME site! Thanks! I can't wait to show it to my staff. Keep up the great work!"

Now covering 30 traits, over 100 "Intercom Insights," over 1850 teacher resources (quotes, stories, jokes, etc.), and still growing...