Asset No. 27 of 40 | Equality and Social Justice

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint  Positive Values Equality and Social Justice | Young person places high value on promoting equality and reducing hunger and poverty. TAKE ACTION: Together, choose an organization or group you want to support financially.  Spend six months saving and then deliver your donation in person, if possible. Begin teaching your child the importance […]

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Asset No. 26 of 40 | Caring

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint  Positive Values Caring | Young person places high value on helping other people. TAKE ACTION: Encourage your kids to donate coins – their own or ones you give them – to good causes. Investigate volunteer opportunities in your community that you and your teen can do together, such as stocking food supplies at […]

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Asset No. 25 of 40 | Reading for Pleasure

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint  Commitment to Learning Reading for Pleasure | Young person reads for pleasure three or more hours per week. TAKE ACTION: Bring a young person to look for books at garage sales, rummage sales, and second-hand stores. Ask children to read to you as they learn to read.  Show them that you are […]

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Asset No. 24 of 40 | Bonding to School

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint  Commitment to Learning Bonding to School | Young person cares about her or his school. TAKE ACTION: If you are able, purchase school t-shirts, caps, sweatshirts, or other school clothing that’s for sale.  Wearing these items helps children show pride in their school. Participate with your child in service projects, such as […]

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Asset No. 23 of 40 | Homework

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint  Commitment to Learning Homework | Young person reports doing at least one hour of homework every school day. TAKE ACTION: Ask neighbors to include their areas of expertise (computers, math, English, arts) in a “homework helpers” list to distribute to students.  Then encourage students to call neighbors when they need specific help. […]

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Asset No. 22 of 40 | School Engagement

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint Commitment to Learning School Engagement | Young person is actively engaged in learning. TAKE ACTION: Talk with your children about school and learning.  Ask them every day what they did in school, what they learned, what they liked about school, what they didn’t like about it.  Stay in touch with their school experience. […]

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